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Day Al-Mohamed

Author/Filmmaker/Disability Policy Executive
Washington, DC
Day Al-Mohamed is an award-winning filmmaker, author, and disability policy executive. She is a host on Idobi Radio’s Geek Girl Riot (https://idobi.com/show/geek-girl-riot/) with an audience of more than 80,000 listeners, and her most recent novella, “The Labyrinth’s Archivist,” was published July 2019. Her recent publications are available in Daily Science Fiction, Apex, Crossed Genres anthology “Oomph – A Little Super Goes a Long Way,” and GrayHaven Comics’ anti-bullying issue “You Are Not Alone.”
She is an active member of Women in Film and Video and a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. Her most recent film, the Invalid Corps (https://invalidcorpsfilm.com) is screening both nationally and internationally. However, she is most proud of being invited to teach a workshop on storytelling at the White House in February 2016.
Day is a disability policy executive with more than fifteen years of experience in both the public and private sector. She is currently a Senior Policy Advisor with the Federal government. She has also worked as a lobbyist and political analyst on issues relating to Health, Education, Employment, Technology, and International Development. For more information on work in disability policy, please check out: www.DayinWashington.com.
Day presents often on the representation of disability in media, most recently at the American Bar Association, SXSW, and New York ComiCon. A proud member of Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-01 (5th District Southern Region), she lives in Washington DC with her wife, N.R. Brown and guide dog, Gamma. She loves public policy, history, fencing and drinks far too much tea.You can find her online at www.DayAlMohamed.com and @DayAlMohamed

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