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TEAMS

Meet the 10 multi-disciplinary teams of Enable Montreal which are comprised of engaged students, researchers, people living with physical disabilities, activists, engineers and design professionals. Each team is working to develop concrete solutions.

 

 Learn more about their projects below. 

Team 1A

Mandate

How might we educate elected officials and public servants in the City of Montreal about the importance of accessibility so that they are inspired to remove barriers?

Team members

Melanie Benard, Stephanie Butchart, Russell Cooper, Jody Negley, Udayan Sen, Nadim Tadjine

Mentor

Emma Haraké, Office of Community Engagement

Community Liaison 

Luc Forget, Ex Aequo

Team 1B - Kidz Reakt

Mandate

How might we educate elected officials and public servants in the City of Montreal about the importance of accessibility so that they are inspired to remove barriers?

Team members

Daniella Acosta, Tony Bongiorno, Amanda Cape, Laiticia Eyumane, Charlotte Jacob-Maguire, Cindy McKay  

Mentor

Salima PunjaniCommunity Liaison 

Community Liaison 

Luc Forget, Ex Aequo

Team 2

Mandate

How might we make it easier for people with limited mobility to access small restaurants and cafes in Montreal?

Team members

Shima Bagherzadeh, Sheida Gahrousi, Shira Katz, Jessica Kofi, Rosalyn Williams Ness, Zahra Peal

Mentor

Diane Thode, Architectes sans frontières

Community Liaison 

Omar Lachheb, J'accède Québec

Team 3 - Phoenix

Mandate

How might we ensure the rapid evacuation of people living with physical disabilities during an emergency?

Team members

Mona Arsenault, Victoria Cooke, Reshanak Eftekharirad, Alireza Khorshidi, Amy Ma, Khurshida Mambetova, Sandy Molloy, Gerald Potkah

Mentor

Sanny Liu, Alac

Community Liaison 

Stephanie Chipeur, Critical Disability Studies Working Group

Team 4(7) - Phycess

Mandate

How might we improve the experience of travelling from point A to point B in Montreal for people living with disabilities? How might we improve the experience for people living with hearing loss in public spaces while traveling?

Team members

Marc Baillargeon, Ana Fernandez de la Reguera, Jennifer Ma-O, Kenechukwu Nnodu, Kimberly Salt, Rohel Zahid

Mentor

Kelly McManus, District 3

Community Liaison 

Sara Douha, CHIP

Team 5 

Mandate

How might we make it easier for people living with physical disabilities to navigate the Concordia campus?

Team members

Sathsala Perera, Mariana Pinheiro, Tu Anh Nguyen, Shawn Wilkinson

Mentor

Claire Burrows, Concordia Libraries

Community Liaison 

Gilda Boffa and Marie-Hélène Tanguay, AQEIPS

Team 6A

Mandate

How might we make the job market more accessible and inclusive for people living with physical disabilities?

Team members

Rana Alrabi, Jessica Cacciatore, Rostane Gribi, Mohammad Islam, Rahul Ranjan, Thien Viet Quan, Henri-Sylvain Wandji,

Mentor

Hugo Steben, MIS

Community Liaison 

Martine Benoit, L'Étape

Team 8

Mandate

How might we make it easier to identify which businesses in Montreal are fully accessible?

Team members

Kamala Balu, Thien-Tam Denis Dong, Philippe Ducray,  Omar Lachheb, Steve Payette, Henintsoa Ravoala

Mentor

Antonio Starnino   

Community Liaison 

Nadia Gouy, AMEIPH

Contact us

Mariloue Daudier, Project Coordinator
enable@concordia.ca
514-848-2424 ext. 7030

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