Leadership Awards Gala


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2023 Virtual Leadership Awards Gala

April 20, 2023

6:30pm Eastern

To register for your FREE ticket, visit



The AAPD Leadership Awards Gala is the one night a year that the disability community comes together with business and government leadership to celebrate the progress of disability rights. This year’s Gala will provide a unique opportunity for AAPD’s partners, supporters, colleagues, and friends to demonstrate their continued support for access, equity, and inclusion.

American Sign Language interpreting, captioning, and audio description will be provided. The watch links will be shared closer to the event.

2023 AAPD Capitol Leadership Award

2023 AAPD Corporate Leadership Award

2023 AAPD Leadership Awards Gala Emcee

Musical Performance By



Thank you to our 2023 Virtual Awards Gala sponsors!



National Platinum Sponsor


National Gold Sponsor

National Silver Sponsor


National Leadership Circle


National Advocate Circle

Nancy Dorn & Will Ris

Ted Kennedy, Jr.


National Supporter Circle


For more information about this event or becoming a sponsor of AAPD, please contact development@aapd.com.

To watch last year’s Virtual Gala, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtl5zGrqr7Y 



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