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Tuesday, 2 November 2021

Empowerment for F*L*I*T*N People with Disabilities and/or Chronic Illness


Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.



Participation fee



Gender Equality Office at Alice Salomon Hochschule


Spoken German or German Sign Language


Kai Linn


Deadline: 19 October 2021
Register with frauenbeauftragte@

Further information

Workshop series webpage

This workshop provides an opportunity for empowerment. In this space, ways of looking at disabled and chronically ill f*l*t*i*enby (female*, lesbians*, trans*, inter*, and non-binary) are brought to the fore. This is done from an intersectional perspective, i.e. with an effort to pay adequate attention to the interactions between different categories of inequality.

The workshop will not only focus on individual empowerment, but also on what empowerment can mean in the context of higher education. After all, it is about living as well as possible in sexist and ableist structured circumstances!


Different understandings of disability will be pointed out, which makes possible a different interpretation of experiences of disability. Based on this, experiences of discrimination will be reflected upon. What can interventions look like?


  • Various reflection methods (including self-reflection – voluntary)
  • Collective (re)interpretation (reframing)
  • Group discussions and small group exchange
Decorative photo of person in wheelchair talking to colleague
Photo: iStock

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