Associate Professor Michelle Villeneuve leads the Disability-Inclusive Community Development research workstream at the Centre for Disability Research and Policy, The University of Sydney. Michelle holds an honorary adjunct position as Associate Professor at Queen’s University at Kingston, ON Canada. She is an Activity Lead at the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) for Strengthening Rehabilitation Capacity in Health Systems. Michelle leads research on Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in Australia. Michelle has over 20 years of experience working in regions of conflict and natural hazard disaster to develop community-led programs and services and re-build opportunities for people with disability in countries such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia.