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Day Al-Mohamed

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Day Al-Mohamed is an author, filmmaker, and disability policy strategist. She is author of two young adult novels and a regular host on Idobi Radio’s Geek Girl Riot with an audience of 80,000 listeners. Her award-winning documentary, The Invalid Corps, about the little-known story of disabled Civil War soldier regiments, was licensed to Alaska Airlines and the pilot for her historical series – RENEGADES: Kitty O’Neil - was released on American Masters/PBS. Day is a co-founder of FWD-Doc, a filmmaking collective which seeks to increase the visibility of and support for filmmakers with disabilities. In 2021, Day was named one of DOC NYC’s “Documentary New Leaders.” However, she is most proud of being invited to teach a workshop on storytelling for young women of color with disabilities at the White House. She lives in Washington DC with her wife, NR Brown and her guide dog, Gamma.

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