Guest blog: Robin Jenks Vanderlip, BA, MCBIET, MG, Rising Leadership Academy participant and George Washington University Fellow, Rehabilitation Counseling and Brain Injury Education
The first time I got information on the USBLN Rising Leaders mentoring program I was on the verge of breaking down emotionally. I felt like there was nothing out there for me despite how hard I have worked to get to where I am. I will tell a little bit of my story in the hope that it motivates or inspires anyone that reads it.
USBLN Highlights Disability Inclusion with Leadership Awards at Annual Conference Winners include EY, AT&T, PNC and Wells Fargo The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) presented top awards on Sept. 21 during the annual conference Leadership Awards in Orlando, Fla. Recognition was given to four companies, three individuals and an affiliate network for their outstanding commitment […]
I am a recent graduate, who went through college without knowing many of the service resources or employment accommodations available. I attended classes with every other student being able-bodied. Something that crossed my mind many times, and I’m sure others with disabilities have thought same thing: “What company would want to hire me?” But then came the RLA.
Guest blog: Apoorva Gandhi, Vice President, Multicultural Affairs, Marriott International and USBLN 2016 Conference Chair Welcome to the 2016 USBLN 19th Annual National Conference & Biz2Biz Expo!!! We are so happy that you are coming from near and far to the beautiful JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, Fla. I am very proud to be the […]
Guest blog: Ryan Gibson, 787 Lighting Systems Senior Engineer, The Boeing Company; he also helps guide Boeing’s corporate partnership with USBLN. I have been a lighting systems engineer with The Boeing Company for ten years. I have always appreciated the value that Boeing places on a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. Boeing’s score of 100 out […]
USBLN technology HUB to connect certified disability-owned businesses to corporate buyers Tool will help promote job creation and competitive contracts The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) is launching its new Disability Supplier Diversity Program (DSDP) technology tool, which will provide certified disability-owned and service-disabled veteran disability-owned businesses the opportunity to promote their cost-competitive businesses to […]
Our goal at the USBLN is to unite business around disability inclusion. I can think of no better way to do that than through our new Disability Supplier Diversity Program Certification and Sourcing HUB. Our DSDP team has been working hard the past several months, along with our technology founding partners, Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation, […]