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CNBC: Hybrid working will now allow more people with disabilities to enter labor force, Ted Kennedy Jr. says

(CNBC) Ted Kennedy Jr., co-chair of the Disability Equality Index and board member of the American Association of People with Disabilities, told CNBC that companies’ changing views toward remote-working and hybrid-working following the Covid-19 pandemic will allow more people with disabilities to enter the labor force.

2021-09-19T15:58:20+00:00September 17th, 2021|In the News|

NextGen Leader Spotlight: Danny Tanchez

Student: Daniel Tanchez School: Johns Hopkins University Major: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Graduation Year: 2018 Employer: Northrop Grumman Corporation Daniel “Danny” Tanchez is a May 2018 graduate from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor’s in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. He is currently a Systems Engineer in [...]

2021-09-08T16:27:38+00:00September 8th, 2021|Recruiting / Talent Acquisition|

Spotlight on Mentoring: 2axend & Takeda

Mentee: Corey Axelrod, Founder & CEO, 2axend Website: www.2axend.com Mentor: Joyce Eriksen-Eggers, Director of Supplier Diversity, Takeda Pharmaceuticals Website:  www.takeda.com Conversation: Kathleen Castore, Disability:IN Supplier Mentoring & Development Consultant chats with 2axend and Takeda Pharmaceuticals to revisit their mentoring collaboration as they continue into a second year in the [...]

2021-09-08T22:21:51+00:00September 2nd, 2021|Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

Partner Spotlight: Rethink Benefits

Rethink’s personalized consulting is a lifeline for parents of children with disabilities. The last year has proved that employees’ home lives can’t be ignored. Rethink’s suite of 24/7 virtual consultations, online evidence-based training and support plays a critical role in the lives of parents of children with disabilities. “Each [...]

2021-08-03T18:59:57+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Partner Spotlight|

Minority Mental Wellness – Disability:IN Webinar

We are excited to share a recording from Disability:IN's webinar advancing minority mental health month. Hear from Disability:IN corporate partner peers as they share their experience and stories around mental health awareness.   Moderator: Carla Carlisle, Director, Information Technology, Mental Health Co-lead for TIAA Diverse Abilities Business Resource Group [...]

2021-07-29T16:50:20+00:00July 29th, 2021|Mental Health|

Equilar Partners with Disability:IN to Advance the Inclusion of Board Candidates with Disabilities

Access original press release from the Business Wire. Equilar BoardEdge will capture disability self-disclosure metrics for companies looking to recruit qualified board members with disabilities and publicly report their efforts. REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Equilar, the leading provider of corporate leadership data solutions, today announced a partnership with Disability:IN, [...]

2021-07-28T13:15:33+00:00July 27th, 2021|Press Releases and Announcements|

The 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

  From Jill Houghton, Disability:IN President & CEO It has been 31 years since the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act - a landmark federal law that protects the rights of all people with disabilities. Globally, people with disabilities represent over one billion people or 15% of [...]

2021-07-26T14:22:32+00:00July 26th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, Press Releases and Announcements|

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