USBLN Conference Exclusive Sessions now available for Sign-Up
Invitation for Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Diamond, and Presenting Corporate Partners
The Wednesday, August 23rd Industry Sectors Roundtable at the USBLN Annual Conference is an exclusive benefit for corporate partners that support the USBLN at the Ruby level or higher. Your company may have two representatives participate. During this session, company representatives will sit with other company representatives from related industries to discuss and share knowledge on Developing Advance Knowledge and Skills for Disability Inclusion Leadership. The session is sponsored by PwC. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with the names and emails of your company representatives who will attend. For a full description click here for the full program agenda.
Exclusive Session for ERG/BRG Executive Sponsors
On Wednesday, August 23rd at the USBLN Annual Conference, Prudential Financial is hosting a private session for the Executive Sponsors of disability-focused affinity groups. This year’s session is Make Your Employee Resource Group / Business Resource Group (ERG/BRG) Executive Sponsors Successful by Engaging Middle Management. For an invitation, please contact Maggie Roffee at email@example.com. For a full description click here for the full program agenda.
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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.
Recap: USBLN Annual Conference and Biz2Biz Expo
As a little person who attended the conference for the first time this year, I was moved by so many speeches throughout the conference. Attendees got real and shared some of their most vulnerable stories, which were relatable. Most of all, I got to be myself without having to worry about people’s perceptions.
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.
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.
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.