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Becoming More Disability Inclusive Among Your 2017 D&I Resolutions? Here are 6 Reasons Why You Need the Disability Equality Index (DEI)

By Deb Dagit As a person with a visible disability who has spent most of my professional career in HR leading diversity and inclusion, I’m frequently asked to offer an opinion on the merits of completing the DEI.  Knowing how precious resources are to fill out any kind of survey or assessment tool, it’s an important […]

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Lessons learned from the Rising Leadership Academy

Guest blog: Joe Brown, recent Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina graduate and active job seeker The central focus of the USBLN Conference in Orlando, Florida spanning the days of Sept. 19-22 was disability inclusiveness in the workplace. It was truly an amazing experience. First, I want to talk about the breakout sessions. Although they were […]

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USBLN Highlights Disability Inclusion with Leadership Awards at Annual Conference

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 […]

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Boeing Supports Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

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 […]