Presenters

Liz Persaud, Program and Outreach Manager for Tools for Life, Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program at the Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation at Georgia Tech

Liz Persaud

Liz Persaud is a nationally recognized keynote, public speaker, and advocate addressing the need to build bridges and solidify the gaps between individuals living with and without disabilities. Liz currently serves as the Program and Outreach Manager for Tools for Life, Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program at the Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation within the College of Design at Georgia Tech. She is a sought-after guest lecturer at numerous universities speaking on the power of assistive technology. Liz also serves on the Board of Directors at NMD United, Inc., a non-profit organization led by adults living with neuromuscular disabilities and provides outreach and raises disability awareness to numerous groups and organizations across the globe. Her passion lies within education about generations of adults growing up and living independently and successfully with childhood neuromuscular diseases. Liz has dedicated her life to increasing independence for individuals with disabilities by educating on self-determination and advocacy with a focus on technology and disabilities. She is a graduate of Georgia State University and lives in Marietta, Georgia with her hero of a husband.