Marilyn L. Weber, president and CEO of Deaf Interpreter Services (DIS), is a certified sign language interpreter and has an adult daughter who is deaf. Marilyn has been working for more than 25 years promoting accessible communication, and advocating for the rights of the deaf community.
She has interpreted in hundreds of professional situations, and conducts deaf awareness workshops, cultural diversity training, and ADA Compliance Consulting. Marilyn has over 2,900 hours of related professional training.
Marilyn has received several awards from various organizations recognizing her work and dedication to the deaf community, including the National Innovation Award from the Women President’s Organization (WPO); Outstanding Philanthropic Small Corporation Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP); the San Antonio Ethics in Business Finalist Award from the City of San Antonio and the Ecumenical Center; Promoting Inclusion and Accessibility Award from the San Antonio Independent Living Services’ (SAILS) 24th Annual Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Celebration- San Antonio; and the ADA Employer of the Year award from the 18th Annual Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Celebration- San Antonio.
Marilyn has a pharmacy degree from the California Paramedical and Technical College where she graduated as salutatorian of her class. www.deaf-interpreter.com
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