The mission of Unmasking Brain Injury is 

  • to promote awareness of the prevalence of brain injury;
  • to give survivors a voice and the means to educate others on what it’s like to live with a brain injury;
  • to show others that persons living with a disability due to their brain injury are like anyone else, deserving of dignity, respect, compassion and the opportunity to prove their value

 After the Unmasking Brain Injury project was first launched, a website was created that allows anyone to view masks and their explanations (

This Southeastern Wisconsin UBI Team consists of the following:

Dawn Pekel – BIRCofWI Art Instructor
Denise Meagher – Instruction Assistant
Becca Zemanovic – Instruction Assistant
Brent Jones - Brain Injury Survivor, Peer Mentor
Lois York-Lewis – Statewide UBI Project Coordinator and BIRCofWI Representative

 How can I contact the Brain Injury Resource Center of Wisconsin

Unmasking Brain Injury Project to request masks created in

Wisconsin to display or exhibit in my community?   

Contact our organization via our website at
Email us at

Call us at 262-770-4882

 Write us at BIRCofWI / 511 North Grand Ave / Waukesha, WI 53186