Professor Lawson appointed as the first patron of the National Association of Disabled Staff Networks
Professor Anna Lawson has become the first patron of the National Association of Disabled Staff Networks (NADSN).
The NADSN states that their patron should be well known and respected in the disability field. Speaking about the appointment they said:
“Anna’s tireless campaigning on disability rights, the respect she has earned as an eminent academic and lawyer on the international stage, being the director of a world-class university centre on disability studies, and being an influential leader with lived experience, are just some of the qualities that make Anna the ideal candidate as our Patron.”
As patron she will be promoting the aims of NADSN, provide credibility to their cause, raise awareness of the Association and offer guidance to the Chair and the Steering Committee. You can find out more about the appointment here.