MOLLY WIESMAN

Molly Wiesman has volunteered for disability organizations including Best Buddies, Easter Seals DuPage, and the Human Library of Chicago. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Tellin’ Tales Theatre. She is currently employed at an IT Security firm in Chicago’s western suburbs.

ART SIMS

Art Sims affectionately known as “Chat Daddy” is the host and executive producer of Real Talk, Real People with Chat Daddy, a nightly (Monday through Thursday) entertainment magazine show on WVON 1690am that offers its listeners local and national lifestyle stories, relationship advice, celebrity interviews and more. Art has more than 25 years of media experience in radio, television and print.

CHRISTEA PARENT

Christea Parent is a creator, producer, and nonprofit professional with a passion for disability justice and neurodiversity. They currently serve as the Chicago Studio Coordinator for Art of Life, and are the Executive Producer and Artistic Director for BAD TASTE Productions. As a performer and writer, their creative work is focused on queerness and social expectations; as a nonprofit professional, they excel at facilitation and administration, as well as experience in all aspects of nonprofit management, including development, board service, programming, and HR. Christea approaches all their work with a justice-oriented mindset and is heavily invested in equity for the disability community, particularly those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.