Community Involvement CoordinatorCompany: U.S. Government, Accessibility Professional
Role: Session Presenter / Webinar Presenter
2022 Conference Session:
Accessibility: Unsung Hero and Foundation for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Webinar: Help Us Hear You! Communicating with Colleagues with Hearing Loss
Angie Fuoco is a passionate abilities evangelist and access-builder. She is a seasoned U.S. government employee of 34-plus years and developed the gift of disability during her career. Capitalizing on that gift and her wealth of education and experience, she has become a key thought leader in the DEI + Accessibility field.
Angie has worked for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in many roles, from engineering to communication.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State University as well as a master’s degree in public health and a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certificate from the University of South Florida. She has an Advanced Certificate in Disability Studies from the City University of New York and certifications as an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator and Associate Safety Professional. Ever learning more, she is currently working on her Doctor of Public Health at Samford University.
Angie has presented on DEI + Accessibility at the National ADA Symposium, the InterAgency Accessibility Forum, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Georgia 911 Operators Network, and at various conventions of the Hearing Loss Association of America, the Association of Late Deafened Adults and the Say What Club (a worldwide forum for people with hearing loss). She serves as a National Consumer Hearing Assistive Technology Trainer and Hearing Loss Specialist. She also represented the United States at the Churchear Conference in Krakow, Poland, in 2014 and has served as ad hoc accessibility consultant for various organizations.