Disability and Wellbeing Staff Network

DAWN runs a range of events. Our Monthly Meet-Ups are an opportunity for members to meet informally. We also hold issue-based meetings such as our Return to Campus meeting in 2021, and information events like our Future Ways of Working event with Chief Operating Officer Andrew Young in 2022. To stay in the loop on all DAWN events, sign up to our mailing list.


Upcoming Events

Disability History Month, Archive Drop-in Session

On Thursday 23 November (4pm-6pm), join us for a special sneak peek into the LSE Library Archives in celebration of Disability History Month!

Find out more here.


Deaf/Hard of Hearing Cafe

On Thursday 7 December (3pm-4pm), LSE is hosting its first ever Deaf / Hard of Hearing Cafe, which will be an opportunity for deaf and hard of hearing students and staff to meet, socialise, and chat about their experiences.

For more information, please send us an email.

To make sure you never miss an event announcement, join our mailing list and Teams channel by sending us an email at

Monthly Meet-Ups

Our last members' meetup was held online on Thursday 18 May at 12pm. Keep an eye on your inboxes and on the DAWN teams channel for updates about upcoming member events.

Termly Members' Meeting

We held our Winter Term 2023 members' meeting on Wednesday 1 March 2023.

We were joined by Dr Jennifer George, Head of Computing at Goldsmiths, who spoke about the staff inclusion initiative at Goldsmiths.


Recent Events

Intersectionality: Examining the unique experiences of disabled people from queer, neurodivergent and POC backgrounds, with Georgia Bondy

On Wednesday 13 September (2pm), we co-hosted an event on event on the effects of medical gaslighting on individuals from marginalised communities, with EmbRace and Spectrum staff networks.

How emotional intelligence can help you transform your vulnerabilities into strengths, with Pau Castellvi Canet

On Thursday 29 June, we hosted a talk and informal social to mark the end of the academic year. To catch up on the video of the keynote talk, please send us an email at

Parents and Carers Network x DAWN event on Neurodiversity

On Wednesday 10 May at 12.30pm, DAWN and the LSE Parents and Carers Network co-hosted an event on neurodiversity from a parent and adult's perspective. If you would like us to send you a copy of the slides, please email us at

Employability x LSE workshop on Disability, Inclusion and Neurodiversity in the Workplace

7, 9 and 14 December 2022

SPECTRUM X DAWN Disability History Month Coffee Morning
Wednesday 7 December 2022