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Virtual Disability Inclusion Summit – October 21, 2020

National Business & Disability Council (NBDC)’s Virtual Disability Inclusion Summit: “Moving from Awareness to Action.”

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 (add it to your calendar)

Time: 8 – 11 am

Register here


National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center’s Virtual Disability Inclusion Summit: Moving from Awareness to Action in Celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

Confirmed Presenters include:
John D. Kemp, President/CEO of The Viscardi Center
Steve Demetriou, CEO, Jacobs, an NBDC Corporate Partner
Jennifer Brown, Founder/CEO, Jennifer Brown Consulting
Brian East, Sr., Attorney, Disability Rights Texas
Jennifer Mathis, Deputy Legal Director and Director of Policy and Legal Advocacy,
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Christina Eisenberg, Program Manager, NBDC
Ruth C. White, Ph.D., MPH, MSW, University of Southern California
Dan Pelton, Ph.D., Mental Health Advisor, Deloitte Consulting
Derek Shields, President, ForwardWorks Consulting
Kevin Fitzpatrick, Sr. Compliance Manager, PepsiCo

Disability Inclusion is more than awareness and compliance – it’s taking committed action.

Together, we’ll explore:

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in this unprecedented time
  • The ADA and COVID-19’s impact on employment, industries and markets
  • The dynamics of race and disability
  • Strategies for employers to provide employees with mental health support to maintain their overall wellness
  • How disability inclusive mentoring is key for talent development and employee retention strategy
  • Best practices to recruit candidates with disabilities in a virtual environment
  • Actions which strengthen disability inclusion