The Global Corporate Disability Inclusion Event of the Year


Save the Date for the 2023 Conference!

July 10-13, 2023 in Orlando, Florida

Presenting Partners

Featuring Marlee Matlin & Lachi

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Read Marlee Matlin’s Bio
Read Lachi’s Bio

Important Conference Information


Need to make the case to attend? Download our Conference Overview Packet.

“I want people to know that it doesn’t matter who you are, where you are, what you do, whether you have a disability or not, we need everyone to be a part of this movement.”

Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft

2021 Notable Speakers

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Janice Dupre
Executive Vice President, Human Resources

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Alisha Fernando
Head of Diversity & Inclusion (APAC)

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Angela Harrell
Senior VP, Chief Diversity and Corporate Responsibility Officer

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Judy Huemann
Disability Rights Activist

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Ted Kennedy, Jr.
Board Member,
American Association of People with Disabilities

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Jenny Lay-Flurrie
Chief Accessibility Officer
Microsoft &
Disability:IN Immediate Past Chair

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Wil Lewis
Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Officer

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Selina McCole
Sustainable Supply Chain Program Head
Goldman Sachs

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Manisha Mehrotra
Head of Diversity & Inclusion (EMEA)

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Julie Sweet
Chief Executive Officer

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Dan Twomey
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Dell Financial Services EMEA and ANZ

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Liz Wamai
VP, Recruiting

“This has been such a positive experience for me. It has opened many doors for me that I never imagined could happen. It gave me the opportunity to explore different fields and to be able to network with others in many different areas.
I value everything that the NextGen Leader Initiatives stands for and how much it goes above and beyond to help with career opportunities.”

Candace R.

Meet Our 2022 NextGen Leaders at the Conference

Recognizing the upcoming Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion

Check 2021 Best Places to Work

Ready to hire our NextGen Leaders?

We have a cohort of high-
quality talent ready for hire.
NextGen Scholarships sponsored by: Alaska Airlines, Ally, Aramark, Bank of America, CBRE, Charter Communications, Cigna, Discover, Elevance Health, Lumen, Macy’s Inc., Merck, MetLife, MGM, PNC, TJX Companies, USAA, VF Corporation

Work with disability-owned businesses

Make a social and
economic impact.
DOBE Scholarships sponsored by: Activision Blizzard, Altria, CAI, CBRE, Macy’s Inc., MetLife, Robert Half/Protiviti, Sony Pictures Entertainment, UPS, Vistra