Lois Kaggen, PhD

Title: Not-for-Profit Developer
Company: Resources for Artists with Disabilities
Location: New York, NY United States


  • 504 Democratic Club for Persons with Disabilities (member executive committee, 1990-2002) (access subcommittee, 2000) (disability rights steering committee member 1987-1988)
  • Center Independence Disability New York, Program committee member (CIDNY) (2012)
  • Citywide Coalition on Disability, New York City (member, 1994-1995)
  • College Art Association (committee members with disabilities for accessible programs and places 1990)
  • Disabilities Network of New York City (2000)
  • Disabled in Action, Greater New York (1989)
  • Elected judicial delegate, 66th Assembly District New York State Supreme Court Convention (2009)
  • Elected judicial delegate, First Judicial District Supreme Court Convention New York County
  • Manhattan Borough President Disability Advisory Council (1988-1999)
  • Mayor’s Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities, New York City (member, 1991-1993)
  • Mensa International, life member
  • National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research
  • New York City Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • New York City Council Planning Committee, Department of the Disabled (member information subcommittee (2000)
  • New York County Democratic Committee 102ED/95 ED (1995-2007)
  • Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, US Department Education
  • Planning Meeting New York City Council, Department of the Disabled (active in assistive signage needs, 2000)
  • The Village Independent Democratic Awards Gala (2011)
  • The Village Independent Democrats (50th Anniversary reception committee, 2007)
  • The Village Independent Democrats (executive committee 2003-2009) (vice president, 2005-2007) (vice president, 2005-2007)
  • United States Department of Education (1995)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2018)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1996-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (1995-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (1995-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Finance and Business,” Marquis Who’s Who (2004-2010)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (1993-2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who In Finance and Industry,” Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2003)
  • Recipient, Dean’s Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award,  New York University (1998)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation, Manhattan Borough President (1991)
  • Grant Recipient, Summer Film Institute, Stanford University (1968)
  • Grant Recipient, Whitney Museum American Art and the Smithsonian Institution (1967)
  • Cooper Union Scholar (1967-1969)
  • Recipient, New York State Regents College Scholarship (1960-1964)

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