Berkeley Lab

Stutterer Interrupted: A Conversation with Comedian, Accessibility Advocate and Author Nina G – Friday, Sept. 8

Please join the IDEA Office and the All Access ERG for a HYBRID event with Nina G. We hope you’ll join us in the 50 Auditorium.

Through comedy, storytelling and a question and answer session with the audience, Nina G will explore the Disability experience including:

  • Educating nondisabled employees about disability issues including etiquette and basic questions
  • Reflecting on the experiences of Disabled employees and family members of Disabled individuals
  • Introducing and facilitating Disability centered recruitment, mentoring and retention of employees

Date: Friday, September 8, 2023

Time: 12 noon – 1 pm

Location: Building 50 Auditorium

Or join us on Zoom

Bio:  Nina G is the San Francisco Bay Area’s favorite female stuttering stand up comedian (granted she is the only one). She is also a disability activist and writer. When she isn’t performing at comedy clubs like the San Francisco Punchline or the Laugh Factory, she is presenting at colleges and corporations as a keynote speaker!  Nina is part of the comedy troupe The Comedians with Disabilities Act, which brings laughter and awareness to audiences of all ages across the country.

She is the author of three books: Bay Area Stand-Up Comedy: A Humorous History, Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen and children’s book, Once Upon An Accommodation: A Book About Learning Disabilities, that helps children and adults advocate for their rights as a person with a  Disability.  Nina’s one person show, Going Beyond Inspirational, which is a comical exploration about growing up with Learning and Speech Disabilities debuted in 2015 and was featured on CBS San Francisco Local.  Also in 2015 the first ever comedy compilation of all comedians with disabilities was released which featured the Comedians with Disabilities Act, Nina’s comedy troupe.  Her first solo album debuted at #1 on Itune’s comedy charts and her Comedy Special comes out October 2023. Join us for Nina G’s National Lab debut!