National Deaf Center
Lore Kinast (she/her), is the director of strategic support at the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes. She has more than 25 years of experience addressing accessibility barriers that deaf students face in higher education settings through collaborations with stakeholders, designing accessible opportunities, and implementing systemic benchmarks. She also coordinated interpreting, captioning, and accommodations for deaf college students. Lauren received her Ed.D in higher education administration from Texas Tech University.