Moving Towards a Disability Inclusive Workforce

Panel Discussion
Moving Towards a Disability Inclusive Workforce
10/19/2020 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM |
Track: Technology & Accessibility

| Intended Audience: All Levels
Workplace Application:
The CEO Commission for Disability Employment is presenting on the value that people with disabilities bring to the workplace and the tools to do so effectively. 

The CEO Commission for Disability Employment works to increase access to the workforce for people with disabilities. This session focuses on the value of hiring people with disabilities, steps businesses can take to promote inclusion, and the need to look to the future in these critical reforms. It features experts in corporate talent acquisition and employees with disabilities. Hear directly from those who are impacted by the pursuit of greater disability inclusion.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the value that people with disabilities bring to the workplace, from a business and cultural prospective.
  • Strategies that maximize an organization’s ability to effectively recruit and support employees with disabilities.
  • Implications that the COVID-19 pandemic will have on disability employment.
  • Preparing for the workplace of the future and the need to continue including people with disabilities.
Erin Riehle Photo
Presenter:
Erin Riehle, Senior Director of Disability Services, Cincinnati Children's
Rodney O. Martin, Jr. Photo
Presenter:
Rodney O. Martin, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Voya
Antonio Myers Photo
Presenter:
Antonio Myers, Disability Services Provider, DC Department of Disability Services
Anil Lewis Photo
Presenter:
Anil Lewis, Executive Director, National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
Kandi Pickard Photo
Moderator:
Kandi Pickard, President & CEO, National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)