Liz Taub serves as the Executive Vice President of Programs for Disability:IN. Since she joined Disability:IN in 2014, the organization grew from 30 to 185 corporate partnerships and these corporations have hired more than 30,000 people with disabilities. In addition, Liz leads Disability:IN’s Global Roundtable and Accessible Technology Working Group.
Liz received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Social Work from New York University while directing and guiding the design, development, and implementation of a pilot program that runs today at the Center for Special Needs in New York City. While working with dedicated, intelligent and productive young adults with disabilities, her interest in the business case for hiring people with disabilities sparked.
Upon graduation, Liz worked for Walgreens Co. on its initiative to employ more people with disabilities in the retail stores. She co-created Walgreens REDI (Retail Employees with Disabilities Initiative) and expanded the program nationwide. Liz went on to serve as the Executive Director of Incline, where she focused on educating, supporting and equipping military veterans with the skills to pursue careers in technology.