Dr. Wendy Harbour

Contributing Writer

<p class="p1">Dr. Wendy Harbour, is the director of the federally funded <a href="https://nccsd.ici.umn.edu/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span class="s1">National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD)</span></a> at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration, which collaborates with the Association on Higher Education where she is employed. Wendy advises the NCCSD’s national Disability Rights, Education, Activism, and Mentoring (DREAM) student organization and publishes a weekly newsletter about disability and higher education.</p> <p class="p1">Dr. Harbour served as an Obama appointee to the National Council on Disability. She is the coordinator of the <a href="https://www.blackdisabledandproud.org/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span class="s1">Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Disability Consortium</span></a>, a co-founder of <a href="http://www.latinxdisabilitycoalition.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span class="s1">La Coalición Nacional para Latinx con Discapacidades/National Coalition for Latinxs with Disabilities</span></a>, and an inductee into the National Disability Mentoring Coalition’s Hall of Fame. She currently serves on the editorial board for the <a href="https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/dhe" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span class="s1">Journal of Diversity in Higher Education</span></a> and was an editor of the Harvard Educational Review. She holds a bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota, and a Master’s degree and doctorate from Harvard University. She is proud of her membership and activism in d/Deaf and disability communities, and lives with her wife, son, and niece in Minnesota.</p>

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