Office of Inclusive Design

About Us

Director

Grace Fredman (she/her)

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Grace Fredman (she/her) is a senior majoring in Psychology and Law, Societies and Justice. Grace is the Director of the Office of Inclusive Design. Grace is passionate about making sure that every student on the University of Washington campus can access any event or resource that they are interested in! When Grace isn’t advocating for inclusivity on the UW campus, she spends her time finding new restaurants to try, buying unnecessary things at farmers markets, and playing with her two dogs. Come chat with Grace about all things Universal Design and inclusivity in HUB 131Q or send an email to asuwoid@uw.edu!  

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Inclusive Event Consultant

Cecilia Macías (she/her)

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Cecilia Macías (she/her) is a senior majoring in Law, Societies and Justice with minors in Human Rights and Spanish. Cecilia is the Event Consultant of the Office of Inclusive Design. Cecilia is passionate about ensuring events are created with inclusivity and accessibility in mind from their inception. When Cecilia isn’t advocating for inclusivity on the UW campus, she spends her time practicing ASL signs, building jigsaw puzzles, and spending an excessive amount of time on TikTok. Come chat with Cecilia on how to make your events inclusive in HUB 131Q or send an email to asuwoid1@uw.edu

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Public Policy Intern

Alex Olsen (any pronouns)

Alex Olsen (any pronouns) is a current fourth year double majoring in International Studies and Scandinavian Area Studies with a minor in Norwegian. She is the Public Policy Intern at the Office of Inclusive Design. When not studying at a café, she can be found knitting or petting the many dogs around campus. She is excited about human rights, accessibility, and law.

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Community Outreach Intern

Lucy Axtelle (she/her)

Lucy Axtelle (she/her) is a junior majoring in Anthropology and Ethnomusicology. Lucy is the Community Outreach intern for the OID and is passionate about broadening accessible spaces on campus and creating a strong UW disability community. When not doing advocacy work Lucy can be found practicing music, reading a good book, or going on a hike with family or friends in the Olympics.

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Event Planning Intern

Kelly Wu (she/her)

Kelly Wu (she/her) is a sophomore majoring in Early Childhood & Family Studies with an intended minor in Law, Societies and Justice. Kelly is the Event Planning Intern for the Office of Inclusive Design. Kelly is passionate about supporting organizations with the resources needed to create an inclusive and accessible environment for all. When Kelly isn’t advocating for inclusivity on the UW campus, she spends her time playing video games, making origami, and hanging out with her dog.  

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