Disability:IN joins our corporate partners and the global disability community to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on May 20, 2021.
The Senior Manager, NextGen Initiatives is responsible for overseeing all efforts related to Disability:IN’s NextGen Initiatives and continuing to grow and expand the program both inside and outside the U.S.
This week, Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) submitted additional comments to the SEC regarding Nasdaq’s proposed rule on board diversity. Disability:IN Board Chair Chad Jerdee and AAPD Board Chair Ted Kennedy, Jr. wrote in part, “it is important to remember that [...]
Disability:IN is committed to condemning all violence, bigotry, racism and xenophobia towards the Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. We were deeply saddened by the events that took place in Atlanta on March 16th which resulted in the deaths of eight people, six of whom were Asian American [...]
Download PDF version February 17, 2021Adena T. FriedmanPresident and Chief Executive OfficerNasdaq151 W. 42nd StreetNew York, NY 10036Re: SR#-NASDAQ-2020-081Dear Ms. Friedman,We write to you on behalf of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN, two of the nation’s leading disability 501(c)(3) not-for-profit [...]
AAPD and Disability:IN Urge SEC and Nasdaq to Include People with Disabilities in Board Diversity Proposal
View Release on Global News Wire Institutional investors also push for measuring and reporting disability diversity in the corporate boardroom ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Feb. 23, 2021)—Disability:IN, the leading global nonprofit organization for advancing business disability inclusion and equality, and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), a national cross-disability [...]
By Jill Houghton, CEO When we first created the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion one year ago, we knew we wanted it to be a leadership driven campaign where CEOs could call on their peers to commit to disability inclusion across their enterprise. The nation’s top executives would [...]
We are pleased to announce new board members and officers for 2021. 2021 Board Officers Chair Chad Jerdee Vice Chair Paul Gennaro Treasurer Regina O. Heyward Secretary Nedra Dickson Immediate Past Chair Jenny Lay-Flurrie [...]
As part of its commitment to creating an inclusive economy, S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced that its President and CEO, Douglas L. Peterson, will join more than 30 CEOs in signing the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion. "At S&P Global, we recognize and respect people of all abilities as [...]
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, announced today that it has signed onto the Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion. With this action, TD Bank is advancing the conversation around disability inclusion and equality while encouraging other organizations to act. The Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion was developed [...]