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Komabu-Pomeyie, Sefakor G.M.A.

Affiliation: The University of Vermont

Pronouns: She/Her

Email Contact: gratefulmiranda@yahoo.com

Twitter: @SefakorKomabu

Sefakor’s personal experience as a woman of color with a physical disability has shaped her journey as an international advocate for underrepresented especially, people with disabilities from around the globe. Her experiences include serving as an international disability rights advocate, assistant professor, researcher, and policy analyst for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability (UNCRPD), and as the Resource Center Coordinator of the Ghana Education Service. She has been a staunch supporter of inclusive education for people with disabilities and lobbied successfully with other advocates in Ghana for the establishment of the Disability Law (Act 715) of Ghana as well as the ratification of the UNCRPD. She has won so many international awards including the International Service Award from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Ford Foundation International Fellowship award and the International Alliance of Women (TIAW) award. Sefakor