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Conchita Hernandez Legorreta
Founder and Chair, Mentoring Engaging and Teaching All Students (METAS)
Hernandez Legorreta focuses on advocacy and education surrounding the needs of low vision and blind students, and students with other disabilities; adults with disabilities; immigration and disability; multilingual students and more. She works in the U.S. and abroad using a lens of intersectionality focusing on social justice. Hernandez also teaches blind students. METAS is a non-profit organization that trains educators in Latin America that who work with blind or low- vision students and other disabilities.

FOCUS: Disability
LANGUAGE: English, Spanish

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