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Three new BLNs Added to the USBLN Affiliate Network since July 2017

This summer has seen landmark growth in the USBLN local Affiliate Network that spans the nation in 43 sites over 30 states! Now that the USBLN Conference is over, connecting locally with these BLNs is a way to take to the same type of around disability inclusion education and training from Orlando and spread it across your corporate footprint.

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The Resource Network: A USBLN Certified DOBE® Making the Right Connections

The Resource Network (http://www.resnet.org/), a USBLN Certified DOBE® helps to connect resources within and between organizations to catalyze a multiplier effect that optimizes the bottom line.  Their services include Access and Information Integration; Business and Contact Intelligence; Partner Programs as well as Collaboration & Customer Relationship Management.

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Rising Leaders Spotlight Series: Russell Goodacre

The Rising Leaders Mentoring Program connects students like Russell Goodacre to experts that can provide professional growth and development, and social and economic opportunities. Russell’s ultimate goal has always been a career in sports. Since meeting his mentor, Russell has also grown to love the production aspects of the business.

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USBLN Recognizes leaders in disability inclusion with 2017 Leadership Awards

Washington, D.C. (August 25, 2017) – On Wednesday, the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) presented top awards during the annual conference Leadership Awards Dinner in Orlando, Florida. The Leadership Awards celebrate outstanding commitment and leading disability inclusion practices.

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USBLN in Inc. Magazine: Why More Tech Companies Should Hire People With Disabilities

While people with disabilities still remain largely underrepresented in the work place, especially in technology, companies are starting to see the importance of disability inclusion. A recent article published in Inc. Magazine cites encouraging data that suggests corporate attitudes are shifting.

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USBLN in USA Today: More Businesses Are Opening Up To People With Disabilities

A recent article published in USA Today reports businesses are becoming increasingly accessible to people with disabilities. The 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI), a survey conducted by the USBLN and the American Association of People with Disabilities, supports the data.

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USBLN Welcomes New Board of Director Members from Accenture, TD Bank and Voya Financial

USBLN is excited to announce three new board members for the first half of 2017. These board members have shown commitment to disability inclusion and bring key expertise in supplier diversity and marketing that will help progress USBLN forward. Nedra Dickson, the Global Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Lead for Accenture, has joined the USBLN board. Nedra has much experience in […]

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Maximizing Your Experience at the 2017 USBLN 20th Annual National Conference

People attend conferences for different reasons, mainly because it helps them learn, grow and connect. While the 2017 USBLN 20th Annual National Conference will offer its attendees that and more, conferences are ultimately what you make of them. We understand this, and want to share some tips to ensure you have the most valuable and engaging experience.