Speaking Engagements

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Upcoming Panels | Interviews | Workshops | Lectures

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Hollywood Innovation & Transformation Summit  

How Transparency Ensures DEI, Accessibility & Belonging in Leadership | Panelist

Virtual | May 12, 2021

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NYWIFT | ReelAbilities Film Festival | Panelist Virtual | April 2021

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DOC NYC PRO | Winter 2021 Season

 The Future of Doc Accessibility: Best Practices for Film  Exhibition, Education and Beyond | Panelist

Virtual | February 2021

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Sundance Film Festival 2021 | RespectAbility 

"Bridging the Gap" - Media Accessibility & Audio Description

Panel Coordinator & Moderator

Virtual | January 2021

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LCA Hollywood/National Career Exploration Summit in Collaboration with ReelAbilities Film Festival | Audio Description Presenter 

Los Angeles | Virtual | October 2020

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California Polytechnic State University | Guest Lecturer

Accessibility | Photographic Expression | Art 324

San Luis Obispo | Virtual | October 6, 2020

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Getting Real '20 Conference | International Documentary Association | Panelist Expanding Expression: Audio Descriptions

and Captioning in Film

  Los Angeles | Virtual | Sept 29, 2020

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RespectAbility | Instructor

Audio Description Lab for

Entertainment Professionals with Disabilities

Los Angeles | Virtual | 2020, 2021

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Respectability | Media Accessibility Panelist

Disabilities On Screen and Off | Panel Discussion

Los Angeles | March 10, 2020 

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Disability Rights Advocates Gala

Presenter of the Accessible Fundraising Video

 American Museum of Natural History

New York CIty | October 21 2019 

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"Pavarotti" 

Audio Description | Q&A | Screenings at Rialto Cinemas:  

Elmwood CA | June 23 2019 | 2:00pm

Sebastopol CA | June 30 2019 | 2:20pm

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RespectAbility | Presenter 

Audio Description Lab for

Entertainment Professionals with Disabilities

Wallis Annenberg Theater | Los Angeles | June 18, 2019

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New York Women In Film & Television

VOG Gala Announcer | Annual Muse Awards 

Hilton | New York | December 2018 & 2019

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NYWIFT Muse Awards | New York

 

Netflix | RespectAbility Inclusion Presentation

Video Description Guest Speaker

Hollywood | Los Angeles | November 14 2018

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Women In Film LA

Film Accessibility Panel | Moderator & Panelist

West Hollywood Library | Los Angeles | October 22 2018

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Women In Film | Los Angeles

"How Sweet the Sound - The Blind Boys of Alabama" 

Open Audio Described Film Screening Presenter | Q&A Panelist

Pico Union | Los Angeles | October 12 2018

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Apple Adaptive Technology

Magic Presentation | Film Accessibility Q&A Guest Speaker

Apple Spaceship Campus | October 7 2018

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New York Film Festival | New York Women in Film & Television

Film Accessibility Panel | Moderator & Panelist

Bunin Munroe Film Center | Manhattan | October 13 2017

"Dealt" | Mill Valley Film Festival

Q&A Film Accessibility Panelist | Film Screening

Century Cinema | Corte Madera | October 8 2017

Film Panel Q&A; Luke Korem, Director/Producer, Richard Turner, Film Subject

Michele Spitz, Audio Description Producer/Narrrator

New York Women in Film & Television | ReelAbilities NY 

Film Accessibility Panel | Moderator & Panelist

JCC Manhattan | New York | February 9 2016

Awards Presenter 2014-2017

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Emcee - Fundraising Event 2013