Disability History Month Talk
Isabelle has been invited by INCLUDE (the University's disabled staff network) as part of Disability History Month. She will be making the case for accessible active travel for all, setting out how inclusive walking, cycling & cycling infrastructure are central to a healthy, equitable and sustainable university community.
Image: Wikimedia Commons: David Hawgood / Handcycle in Richmond Park
About the speaker
Isabelle Clement is Director of Wheels for Wellbeing, a Disabled people-led, award-winning charity based in London, which supports Disabled people to discover or rediscover cycling. Established in 2007, the charity provides Cycling opportunities in South London; it has also become the UK-wide campaigning voice of Disabled people who cycle.
As an urban commuter handcyclist herself, Isabelle has extensive experience of what it takes to create the right environment so everyone can cycle. She works tirelessly to bring an understanding of Cycling to disability groups and of Disability to cycling groups. She co-created #BeyondTheBicycle, an alliance with parent cyclists and cargo cyclists who encounter many of the same issues as Disabled and older cyclists, and has become a leading influencer in the field of inclusive cycling. Since May, Isabelle has been an Interim Non-Executive Director of Active Travel England. She has applied for a position on the long term Board of ATE, which is yet to be announced.
This event will be held online via Zoom and will have live captioning. A link to the Zoom webinar will be sent to attendees 2 days and 2 hours before the event.