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Dr. Davi Kallman is Director of Access Services at Tacoma Community College.  She received her PhD in Health Communication from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at WSU and her Masters and Bachelors in Communication from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Kallman uses media literacy and other media-based interventions to break down prejudices and stereotypes in institutional settings. As the Program Director of Access Services at Tacoma Community College (TCC), she applies her research on disability in higher education to help students get the accommodations they need and deserve. Go Titans!

Davi standing in front of a lake. She has curly short brown hair and is wearing a maroon and white floral sweater and she is smiling at the camera.

Davi was instrumental in launching the Professional Development Initiative at Washington State University, a powerful resource for graduate students for academic, career and personal development. She was visionary in what students needed and how to broaden horizons. Davi is an astute leader who is hard-working, creative, organized, and has exceptional skills in communication and collaboration. Her compassion and dedication to promoting inclusion and diversity is inspiring. any presentation that Davi delivers on communication and leadership skills or intersectionality, particularly on disability advocacy will be valuable and culture-changing for the audience.

Lisa Gloss, PhD, Graduate School Dean, Washington State University

Davi’s heart and passion goes into her work. She does everything 110% with empathy and exemplary leadership skills. I am privileged to see what one woman can accomplish. She removed bias and changed the hearts and attitudes of our campus through her awareness events and training.

Jacqueline Schneider, MS, CRC