Speakers

Elsa Sjunneson

Author and advocate


Elsa Sjunneson is an internationally published author on the subject of disability and ableism. As a Deafblind activist she has worked to dismantle structural ableism—and as an author she’s written her memoir Being Seen: One Deafblind Woman’s Fight to End Ableism, reported for Radiolab on “The Helen Keller Exorcism,” and been the subject of a PBS American Masters Short Documentary. She lives in Seattle, WA with her husband, and daughters whom she hopes to build a better world for.