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Mary Fashik, Director

August 21, 2020
Mary Fashik – Director

Mary Fashik (she/her) joined the board in 2020. She is a member of the Disabled Community, is a Lebanese born Miami native who currently resides in Georgia. She is the founder of Upgrade Accessibility, a movement designed to challenge today’s accessibility standards while amplifying voices in the disabled/chronically ill community. She is also the founder of Camp Access, a six week virtual camp that fostered community and conversations that are often ignored or are seen as uncomfortable.   Most recently, she co-founded and produced The TRUE Project, which commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The TRUE Project centered on BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ voices, including 40+ disabled activists, authors, creators, and artists. Throughout her various published works, Mary has tackled a wide range of topics including those of ableism, the need for more disabled teachers, and disability rights. She has a degree in technology and a background in business and fundraising.