The Disability INclusion Blog

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|

2021 Disability Inclusion Findings in the ‘New Normal’

  From Jill Houghton, Disability:IN President & CEO We just wrapped up our 24th annual global Disability:IN conference, or what we call our family reunion. Not even a global pandemic could keep us away from each other. In fact, the pandemic has brought us closer together and we gathered [...]

2021-07-19T13:36:14+00:00July 19th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, Press Releases and Announcements|

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