Meet the Current DEI Advisory Committee Members

AAPD and Disability:IN are honored to be working with the Disability Equality Index Advisory Committee – a diverse group of business leaders, policy experts, and disability advocates, who have assembled to share their knowledge, expertise, and vision to enhance disability inclusion policies and practices in the workplace.

Committee Chairs

Committee Members

Kirk Adams, Ph.D.

President & CEO
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

Jennison Asuncion

Head, Accessibility Engineering Evangelism

Sara Basson, Ph.D., MBA

Accessibility Evangelist

Clark Rachfal

Director of Advocacy & Governmental Affairs
American Council of the Blind

Mary Brougher

EVP, Operations
Bender Consulting

Deb Dagit

Deb Dagit Diversity LLC

Mike Ellis

Global VP of Accessibility

Kevin A. Fritz, Esq.

Attorney & Co-Chair, All Abilities Affinity Group
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Rona Fourte

Global Community Engagement – Supplier Diversity Business Management
United Airlines

Zoe Gibby

SVP, Enterprise Disability Strategy
Bank of America

Rashad Givhan

Inclusion, Diversity and Corporate Impact Operations Lead

Zoe Gross

Director of Operations
Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Laurie Henneborn

I&D Thought Leadership Managing Director, Accenture Research

Andy Imparato

Executive Director
Disability Rights California (DRC)

Emily Ladau

Author and Disability Communications Consultant
Words I Wheel By

Kenida Lewis

Director, College & Diversity Recruiting
MGM Resorts International

Susan Mazrui

Director, Global Public Policy

Jon North

Senior Vice President
Little People of America

Russell Shaffer

Director, Global Culture, Diversity & Inclusion

Chris Soukup

Chief Executive Officer
Communication Service for the Deaf

Raul Suarez-Rodriguez, MBA

Director, Global Economic Inclusion & Supplier Diversity

Bob Witeck

Witeck Communications, Inc.

Kevan Worley

Small Business Advocate
National Federation of the Blind

Peter Zerp

Supplier Inclusion & Diversity Manager
Accenture BV

Founding Partners

AAPD and the Disability:IN would like to thank and recognize our DEI Founding Partners:

Exclusive Founding Technology Partner

Founding Partners

A joint initiative of:

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