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Business Insider names Jill Houghton, President & CEO of Disability:IN, as one of 100 People Transforming Business

Business Insider today releases its annual list of 100 People Transforming Business, spotlighting pioneering business thought-leaders and disruptors from ten different fields. Presented by Alight, the list for the third year in a row includes contributions from across the Insider newsroom, which identified the individuals who are making the [...]

2022-04-18T17:49:37-04:00November 17th, 2021|Awards|

Providing Visual Descriptions is a Corporate Best Practice for Disability Inclusion

Disability:IN, the global non-profit advancing disability inclusion and equality in business, recommends providing visual descriptions as a corporate best practice. Visual descriptions are an opportunity for the speaker to introduce a few salient points about themselves, which can include physical characteristics and how they identify (race, gender, sexual orientation, [...]

2021-11-15T09:49:36-05:00November 15th, 2021|Digital Accessibility|

Fast Company “Brand That Matters”

Adapted from Fast Company website Rebranded from the U.S. Business Leadership Network to Disability:IN in 2019, the organization has teamed with more than 260 corporations to achieve more disability inclusion across their enterprises and in the broader corporate mainstream. In 2020, timed with the 30th anniversary of the Americans [...]

2021-11-03T17:19:14-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Awards|

CNBC Make It: People with Disabilities Still Face Barriers Finding Work During the Pandemic

People with disabilities still face barriers finding work during the pandemic—here’s how companies can help For nearly 20 months, debates about the future of work have dominated meetings and Twitter feeds as the coronavirus pandemic upended every aspect of our jobs from commutes to office dress codes. These conversations continue [...]

2021-11-03T17:04:27-04:00October 29th, 2021|In the News|

Jackson Dalton of Blackbox Safety, Inc wins Disability:IN’s Pitch Perfect Challenge

On Tuesday, October 19th, Disability:IN hosted the final round of the Pitch Perfect Challenge. The challenge, which went through a Semi-Final round and then a Final round, involved eight Disability Owned Business Enterprises (DOBEs) as they pitched their ideas to supplier diversity corporate experts for the chance to win [...]

2021-10-21T17:31:29-04:00October 21st, 2021|Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

2021 World Mental Health Day

October 10th marks World Mental Health Day. Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide, and we encourage our partners to build inclusive cultures that include people with non-apparent disabilities, including mental illness. Check out our video featuring Disability:IN EVP Programs, Liz Taub, Fidelity Investments VP of Customer Accessibility, [...]

2021-10-08T16:45:01-04:00October 10th, 2021|Mental Health|

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