Bill Green, M.F.A.

Learning Experiences
Hart Prins Fund Manager of Accessibility & Inclusion
  • M.F.A. – Writing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • M.A. – Creative Writing, Miami University
  • B.A. – English, Taylor University

Areas of Expertise

  • Accessibility and inclusion


Bill joined Lincoln Park Zoo in December 2019. He uses his experience from working in the disability community to foster accessibility and inclusion in all environments where people engage with the zoo. This allows Bill to work with many departments and community partners.

Personal experience also informs Bill’s work and mission at Lincoln Park Zoo. Since birth, he has been low vision. He has also been a lifelong enthusiast of zoos and museums and the diverse ways people interact with these spaces.

Over the years, Bill has been an accessibility consultant for more than 30 cultural institution in Chicago. This includes serving as an inaugural member on The Second City’s Accessibility Board.

Prior to working at Lincoln Park Zoo, Bill managed programming at Blind Service Association and taught in the English department at Northeastern Illinois University. He is originally from Lubbock, Texas.

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