Senior Program Manager & Attorney, Access, Equity, & Inclusion
The Arc of the United States
Ariel Simms (she/her or they/them) is the Senior Program Manager & Attorney for Access, Equity, & Inclusion at The Arc of the United States. Ariel leads The Arc's work in promoting full access, equity, and inclusion, ensuring that The Arc's advocacy is intersectional and responsive to the needs of multiply marginalized communities. Ariel also leads The Arc's work in recruiting new chapters and nonprofit associate members. In addition to these roles at The Arc, Ariel is a Scholar in Residence with the Philosophy & Religion Department of American University, where Ariel teaches Human Rights & Disability and Disability Law & Ethics. Ariel completed their Juris Doctor degree at Harvard Law School.
Sunday, October 13
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM