Champions of Diversity by Diversity Plus Magazine
Each year Diversity Plus Magazine celebrates “Champions of Diversity.” These are the people who have driven diversity in corporate supply chains and workforces. The people who believe diversity is a core value in corporate cultures, supply chains, workforces, systems and processes. The people who build relationships that allow for economic growth through diversity and inclusion.
This year, Diversity Plus Magazine is honoring Jill Houghton, President and CEO, USBLN, along with two members of the USBLN Board of Directors, Regina Heyward, Senior Vice President and Head of Supplier Diversity for Wells Fargo, and Nedra Dickson, Global Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Lead for Accenture.
Several individuals from USBLN partner companies were also selected as “Champions of Diversity,” including Farryn Melton (Bristol-Myers Squibb), Raul Suzarez-Rodriguez (CVS Health), Leonard Spencer (The Walt Disney Company), Kendra Burris-Austin (Express Scripts), Beverly Jennings (Johnson & Johnson), Pauline Gebon (MetLife), Joyce Eggers (Takeda), Gary Kallenbach (UPS), and Rona Fourte (Walgreens ).
Congratulations to all the “Champions of Diversity”! For more information about the announcement and the full list of honorees, read the full article.
Disability:IN reveals new research that says millennials want disability inclusion
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USBLN – A Leading Nonprofit for Disability Inclusion – Rebrands to Disability:IN, Publishes Survey Data on Millennial Job Priorities
Survey shows millennial employees prioritize diversity and inclusion when selecting, remaining at jobs; yet only half believe their employer is committed to hiring, retaining people with disabilities.
126 Major Businesses Rated “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”
Fortune 1000 Corporations are recognized as a part of the 2018 Disability Equality Index (DEI) and honored as the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”.
5 Ways to Participate in Global Accessibility Awareness Day #GAAD
On May 17th, the USBLN will be celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD was established to create awareness and generate conversations about accessibility, specifically web accessibility, for people with disabilities.
USBLN Facilitates Over 8,000 New Hires with Disabilities Through Going for the Gold Program
Through the Going for the Gold (GFG) program, the USBLN is aiding 20 Fortune and Global 500 companies achieve the “gold standard” in hiring and fully including individuals with disabilities in their workforces.