Brigid Rankowski is a disability advocate and performer located in Maine. She works with the Maine Teaching Artist Leadership Initiative to help teachers and professionals learn how to better educate those students with disabilities by using different artistic methods. She also is the head of the education committee for the Autism Society of Maine helping to create new material for her state. She continues to work as a disability advocate at a state and local level with a vested interested in women’s issues, LGBTAQ issues, and promotion of the arts as a creative outlet as well as a career path. In her free time she breathes fire.