Dayniah is a 40 y.o. mother, educator, activist, and writer. She migrated from the island of Jamaica in 1994 and has resided in New York since then. She has been a public school educator for more than 16 years and holds the title of Miss Wheelchair NY 2017. Her commitment to positively impacting society is showcased below.
Get a first-hand account of disability discrimination in the workplace
Bronx teacher files discrimination complaint against NYC Education Dept. for leaving her without wheelchair-accessible bathroom for 12 years.
Listen as Alice Wong, from "Disability Visibility Project", and I get into what it is like to be a teacher with a disability
Bent, Not Broken
50 People To Know: Ms. Wheelchair NY 2017 Dayniah Manderson
"From Apples to Advocacy"