Virginie Cobigo, Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa, strives to use inclusive research methods and contribute evidence to support equity, diversity and inclusion in research, especially when involving persons with cognitive disabilities in research and innovation. She is also the founding Director Open Collaboration for Cognitive Accessibility (  Open, an award-winning enterprise, is a hub where experiential knowledge enriches scientific knowledge to advance cognitive accessibility solutions. Open’s growing crew of Advisors in Cognitive Accessibility include more than 30 individuals with a range of cognitive abilities, aged 10 to 80 years, as well as caregivers.