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Quinn Barbour

Marketing and Communications Outreach Specialist

BA, Brandeis University
Dublin City University
MBA, University of Massachusetts Boston

Quinn Barbour is responsible for the social media strategy and activities at the ICI as well as still photography conducted both on location and in studio. As the press contact and public relations specialist, she strategizes and determines effective ways to communicate and deliver information to a diverse audience base while managing media outreach with UMass Boston communications staff and relevant external consultants.

Quinn manages e-marketing outreach needs, helps choose and develop promotional materials, and writes, develops and maintains content for the ICI website as well as various print publications. She also works with other members of the Marketing and Communications team to write, create, edit, and direct films.

Quinn's previous public relations experience includes interning for Presence PR in Dublin, Ireland. She recently completed the MBA program at UMass Boston with a concentration in Marketing.

ICI publications by Quinn Barbour

Press Release: New UMass Boston Center Focuses on Employment for People with Intellectual Disabilities

A new research and training center based at the University of Massachusetts Boston will develop and test support models and analyze policies that help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities find quality employment. (4/2015)

Press Release: New Online Resource Trains Hospital Staff on Disability Inclusion

The ICI is pleased to announce its new online training: Inclusive Health Care. Inclusive Health Care is a disability-awareness training for hospital staff. (5/2013)

Press Release: UMass Boston Announces New Graduate School


Press Release: Ashley Wolfe Receives the 2011 Research in Action Award

The Arc of the United States has awarded Ashley Wolfe with the 2011 Research in Action award (9/2011)

Press Release: Governor Patrick Announces Funding for Regional Collaboratives

On June 25, 2009, Governor Patrick announced a grant, from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), of up to $2.5 million to develop five Regional Employment Collaboratives under Work Without Limits: A Massachusetts Disability Initiative. The Work Without Limits initiative is a partnership of the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston, the Center for Health Care Policy at UMass Medical School, and the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services. (6/2009)

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities