Dr. Hilda Smith, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist
Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, York University & Plain Language Technical Committee Member for Accessibility Standards Canada
Dr. Smith is a queer, trans, disabled person who is a vanguard of new and radical social justice work, focusing on disability, addiction, and knowledge mobilization. They have a doctorate in Critical Disability Studies at York University. Their research has focused on the use of knowledge mobilization to disability grassroots movements. They are passionate about bringing anti-oppression and decolonization into knowledge mobilization work. They are also a member of the Technical Committee for Plain Language, run by Accessibility Standards Canada.