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Day Al-Mohamed⠀is a writer, filmmaker, and disability policy executive. She is a host on Idobi Radio’s Geek Girl Riot with an audience of more than 60,000 listeners. She is co-author of the Young Adult novel, Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn, and her novella, The Labyrinth’s Archivist, were both published this last year. Her most recent documentary, The Invalid Corps, about disabled regiments in the American Civil War, has screened at festivals in the United States and abroad. It was recently licensed to Alaska Airlines and will screen this fall on public television. Day is a founding member of FWD-Doc (Documentary Filmmakers with Disabilities), an active member of Women in Film and Video, and a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. However, she is most proud of being invited to teach a workshop on storytelling at the White House in 2016.
Day is a disability policy executive with more than fifteen years of experience. She is currently a Senior Policy Advisor with the Federal government. She has also worked as a lobbyist and political analyst on issues relating to Health, Education, Employment, Technology, and International Development.
Day presents often on the representation of disability in media, most recently at the American Bar Association, SXSW, New York ComiCon, and Film Independent. A proud member of Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-01, she lives in Washington DC with her wife, N.R. Brown and guide dog, Gamma.