Class of 2019

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Daman Wandke

AbiliTrek & Western Washington University

“I have been lucky to contribute many of my successes to the support of so many disability mentors throughout my lifetime. I have experienced the benefits of mentorship and mentor the next generation of the disability community whenever I can.”

We are proud to induct Daman Wandke into the Susan Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame.

Daman is the Founder, CEO, & Lead Accessibility Consultant at AbiliTrek. Daman also teaches a Disability Studies course at Western Washington University (WWU). He is originally from Silverdale, Washington, and moved to Bellingham to attend WWU–where he graduated with his Masters in Business Administration and founded WWU’s Disability Outreach Center. He now serves on the board of directors of the Northwest Access Fund.

Daman has had ten years of experience in the public and private sector and works with all organization sizes ranging from small non-profits to large multinational corporations. He is talented in the areas of IT Accessibility & speaking engagements. He also enjoys the outdoors and rock climbing. His motto is empowering others to trek without boundaries.