Day Al-Mohamed is an author, filmmaker, and disability policy strategist. She is co-author of the novel “Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn”, is a regular host on Idobi Radio's Geek Girl Riot with an audience of more than 80,000 listeners, and her most recent novella, “The Labyrinth’s Archivist”, was published from Falstaff Books. She is a founding member of Documentary Filmmakers with Disabilities (FWD-Doc), an active member of Women in Film and Video, a Docs in Progress Film Fellowship alumna, and a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. However, she is most proud of being invited to teach a workshop on storytelling at the White House in February 2016.
Day is a disability policy executive with more than fifteen years of experience. She presents often on the representation of disability in media, most recently at the American Bar Association, SXSW, and New York ComiCon. A proud member of Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-01 (5th District Southern Region), she lives in Washington DC with her wife, N.R. Brown. The Invalid Corps, a documentary about disabled veterans' contributions during the Civil War, is her first documentary as a blind filmmaker. She is currently seeking funding for her next film project about lost disability history.