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Mary Fashik

About The Author

Mary Fashik (she/her) is a Lebanese born, queer disability rights activist, author, public speaker, and workshop facilitator.

In 2019, she founded Upgrade Accessibility, a movement designed to challenge today’s accessibility standards. Since its inception, the movement has grown to include disability rights, intersectionality, disability justice, and equity. It unequivocally supports the Black Lives Matter and Black Disabled Lives Matter movements. 

Through workshops and training, Mary helps individuals and companies the deeply rooted nature of ableism within their organizational structure and guides them in implementing change. Mary was named an honoree on Diversability’s 2021 D-30 Disability Impact List.

Books by Mary Fashik