Program and Outreach Manager
Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation
Liz Persaud is a nationally recognized 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 the Georgia Institute of Technology. Additionally, Liz provides training and public awareness for TechSAge 2, the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center focused on successful aging with a disability. Liz serves on the Board of Directors at NMD United, Inc., providing outreach, and raising 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 is sought-after for her influential storytelling, shedding light on the power of assistive technology and its impact on the lives of individuals living with disabilities and their support circles. 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.