Biography: 

Shaylin is a disability rights activist with ADAPT, a life-long advocate for her sister Brittani, and a disaster relief first responder for Portlight Inclusive Disaster Strategies and a leader in the development of REAADI and DRM. Immediately after Hurricane Maria, Shaylin deployed to Puerto Rico with Portlight Inclusive Disaster Strategies and facilitated a network of disability organizations as well as provided direct supports to disaster survivors with disabilities. Shaylin is also an active member of ADAPT, an organization of disability activists that engage in direct action. Recently, she participated in the UN Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019.