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Meet Carly Fox

Carly Fox (she/her/elle) is a queer, disabled, neurodivergent disability advocate based out of Ottawa, Canada. Fox draws from her personal experience with physical/psychosocial disabilities and neurodivergence and her professional experience in Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) to raise awareness of systemic ableism, challenge oppressive structures, and pursue cooperation with disabled advocates around the world in order to realize the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities within her lifetime.

Fox is currently the International Chair for the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD), the Communications and Partnerships Director for the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), and an International Development and Globalization student at uOttawa. Fox recently served on the Canadian Delegation to the 15th Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and represented CCD at the 2022 Global Youth Disability Summit.

Carly Fox Watch

Burnout Risk: 🔥🔥🔥/5

Time Management: ⌛⌛/5

Capacity: 3/10

Upcoming Engagements

NEADS State of the Schools Tour: St John’s & Halifax – November 23rd + 25th

I Am Not My Pain Podcast – Coming Soon

Latest Blogs

Insider Activism and Emotional Labour: Is Carly Fox a Regular Human Person?
Carly Fox, who may or may not be a regular human person, …
Meeting the Non-Disabled Gaze
Carly discusses the importance of meeting the non-disabled gaze while remaining authentic, …
Back to School 2022: What Happened?
Carly's one-shot, from-the-heart blog on how the Fall 2022 term already has …
A Disabled Hiker’s Guide to Gatineau Parc
Carly wraps up disability pride month with a 10km solo hike in …

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