Ophira Calof (She/They) grew up in Ottawa in our community. She is now a Toronto-based multi award winning disabled writer, performer, and producer. Her work weaves together music, comedy, and storytelling, centring disability and chronic illness experience. Ophira also works as a curator, workshop facilitator, consultant, and keynote speaker. They have an extensive background as a vocalist, training through the University of British Columbia’s opera performance program, completing Berklee Music Online’s songwriting specialist certificate and their single, Still Standing, is available online.