ADA 30th Anniversary Keynote Speaker Lex Gillette: No Need for Sight When You Have a Vision

Motivational speaker Lex Gillette is the best totally blind long and triple jumper in the history of the U.S. Paralympic movement. He is the current world record holder in the long jump, a four-time Paralympic medalist, a three-time long jump world champion and an 18-time national champion. Gillette is the only totally blind athlete to ever eclipse the 22-foot barrier in the long jump.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related reasonable accommodations should contact the Equal Opportunity and Equity unit of the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity at either or 919-513.0574.  Requests can be served more effectively if notice is provided at least five days before the event.  Closed captioning will be provided for the event.

Dial-In Information

Gillette's keynote address will take place via Zoom. To access it, click this Zoom link.

Monday, July 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Virtual Event
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