Shivam Saran

Shivam Saran is a sophomore at Emory University pursuing a double major in biology and quantitative science with a focus in physics. In his work with the Roosevelt Network, United Nations, and Voice of Specially Abled People, he hopes to use his technical academic background to prioritize the search for practical solutions to the most pressing social problems. His interests include disability rights activism, public policy research, and skateboarding.

In the past two decades, equal opportunities for people with disabilities (PWDs) have been outlined and guaranteed through two federal acts: the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act and the 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Intended to increase access to high-quality workforce services and preparation for competitive integrated employment, these federal acts set precedent for