As an amputee, I know what it feels like to be different and have people make assumptions about what I can and can’t do. Disability inclusion is about overcoming those assumptions.
In 2008, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion created an awards program to recognize individuals or organizations dedicated to raising awareness of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Since then, The Forum hosts an annual celebration in honor of those that impact change and demonstrate sustained support for advancing equality in the workplace. This year, The Forum […]
Disability:IN connects talent with disabilities with top corporations through innovative Virtual Career Event Washington D.C., March 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Through the Virtual Career Event organized by the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN), top corporations are recruiting talent with disabilities who have a minimum of two years of work experience in STEM, finance or business. Participating companies […]
We cannot roll back the rights of people with disabilities. The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) that amended the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 “provides a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities.” The Disability:IN strongly supports the goals of the ADA to ensure equality of […]
THANK YOU to our corporate partners, strategic alliances, board members, disability-owned businesses, students and recent graduates, local Disability:IN Affiliates and allies. Together we have achieved so much in 2017. Disability inclusion is a journey for all of us. For now, let’s acknowledge the advancements we’ve made in 2017.
Disability:IN asked corporate partners and strategic alliances: “Why should a corporation take the DEI?” The responses flooded in. From Ed Mackey, Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Boston Scientific to Senator Ted Kennedy Jr., we heard why the DEI is important to their efforts and why your company should register too.