Day Al-Mohamed is an author, filmmaker, and disability policy executive. Her work includes the Young Adult novels, “Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn,” and “The Labyrinth’s Archivist.” She is a host on Idobi Radio’s Geek Girl Riot with an audience of more than 80,000 listeners, and her most recent documentary is about little known regiments of disabled soldiers in the Civil War, “The Invalid Corps”.
She is a founding member of FWD-Doc (Documentary Filmmakers with Disabilities), an active member of Women in Film and Video and a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. However, she is most proud of being invited to teach a workshop on storytelling at the White House in February 2016.
Day is a disability policy executive with more than fifteen years of experience. She is currently a Senior Policy Advisor with the Federal government. Day presents often on the representation of disability in media, most recently at the American Bar Association, SXSW, and New York ComiCon. A proud member of Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-01, she lives in Washington DC with her wife, N.R. Brown and guide dog, Gamma.