Derrick Behm-Josa

Business Owner, C&W Consulting

Derrick Behm-Josa runs his consulting business in planning, accessibility, and digital media services. He recently received his graduate degree from the Urban and Regional Planning program at Georgetown University, with focus on housing, community and economic development. He has special interest in researching how the Deaf community can build agency through inclusive design and planning processes. Previously, he worked at Gallaudet University Office of Campus Design and Planning as a project coordinator and taught the DeafSpace Design Methodologies course. Through his experience and work, Derrick believes that the "accessibility" framework needs to continue evolving, rethinking how people connect within places.