Alice Wong is a San Francisco-based night owl, tv watcher, cat lover, and coffee drinker. She is the Founder and Project Coordinator for the Disability Visibility Project™ (DVP), a community partnership with StoryCorps and an online community dedicated to recording, amplifying, and sharing disability stories and culture created in 2014. Alice is a co-partner in #CripTheVote, a nonpartisan online movement activating and engaging disabled people on policies and practices important to the disability community.
Alice’s areas of interest are accessible healthcare for people w/ disabilities, Medicaid policies and programs, storytelling, and social media. She has a Masters in medical sociology and worked at the University of California, San Francisco as a Staff Research Associate for over 15 years. During that time she conducted qualitative research and authored online curricula for the Community Living Policy Center, a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research and the Administration for Community Living.
From 2013-2015 Alice served as a member of the National Council on Disability, an appointment by President Barack Obama.
Company: Disability Visibility Project