Disability and work: Let’s stop wasting talent | Hannah Barham-Brown

Disability is still a barrier to employment for millions of people – but it doesn’t have to be this way. Drawing on her own experience in the medical profession, Hannah Barham-Brown argues that people with disabilities are an asset more employers need to harness. Hannah Barham-Brown is a doctor, disability advocate and member of the... Read more

Disability Inclusion Matters for All

Persons with disabilities are more likely than others to experience adverse socioeconomic, such as less education, poorer health, fewer employment opportunities, and higher poverty rates. To end poverty and boost shared prosperity, we must leave no one behind. At the World Bank, we’re working to build inclusive, resilient, and sustainable communities for all by breaking... Read more

Why Businesses Must Be Fearless With Disability Inclusion | Delaina Parrish

To increase the employment of college graduates with disabilities, there needs to be a collaborative effort. Delaina Parrish calls on college students, campus recruiters, and employers to share the message alongside her that diversity inclusion is also disability inclusion. Ms. Parrish is a 2020 Marketing graduate from the University of Florida with double minors in... Read more

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity in the workplace statistics show that most companies need to desperately consider aspects of inclusivity to create a diverse workforce. Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. They know 1) innovation and 2) terrific... Read more


Disability 101

Disability 101 – Practical low cost steps to increase the disability awareness and confidence of your workplace and business. You will take away from this session: An understanding of the definition and diversity of disability Flexible approaches to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for people with disability An opportunity to check your attitude and... Read more


Disability Visibility

We’re delighted to welcome contributors to an essential anthology for disability rights, Disability Visibility. This collection of essays, memoirs and oral histories presents a vital snapshot of the vast range of experiences gathered under the umbrella term of disability, a galvanising insight into how many of us live, and how narrow a range of narratives... Read more


Arts + Environmental Justice Symposium

The environmental and climate justice movements are rooted in the understanding that communities of color and low income communities experience all environmental issues first and worst, including climate change. They also recognize the root of the problem is in an extractive economy that exploits the planet and people for profit. As climate change increases the... Read more


The BrandLab & Celarity Alliance: Creating Inclusive Connections

The BrandLab (TBL) exists to address the racial and socioeconomic gaps in the creative workforce. TBL and Celarity have created a strategic alliance to create inclusive connections for diverse talent while changing the face and the voice of the marketing industry. What: Virtual networking event for BIPOC young professionals and inclusive marketing, creative & digital professionals. When: Thursday,... Read more

Ensuring Virtual Events Are Accessible for All

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing organizations to transition many events and conferences that originally were in-person to virtual ones. The good news is that it is easy to make online events accessible to everyone if you know how. A new toolkit by the national disability advocacy nonprofit RespectAbility aims to help organizations do so. A recent national... Read more

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Disability Inclusion Strategies

Inclusion of people with disabilities into everyday activities involves practices and policies designed to identify and remove barriers such as physical, communication, and attitudinal, that hamper individuals’ ability to have full participation in society, the same as people without disabilities. Inclusion involves: Getting fair treatment from others (nondiscrimination);Making products, communications, and the physical environment more usable by as many people... Read more

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From Diversity to Inclusion: An Inclusion Equation

Mary-Frances Winters For inclusion, you have to start with the heart and then move to the head. For authentic, sustainable, inclusive organizations, leaders have to “get it in their guts” and then commit to becoming competent so their behavior matches their intent.—Fortune 100 Financial Services CEO https://intel-writers.us/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Parise-for-the-Diversity-of-WOrk-for-Chapter-15-Analysis-Essay-Assignment.pdf#page=248

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Disentangling the Meanings of Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations

QUINETTA M. ROBERSONCornell UniversityGiven the emergence of a new rhetoric in the field of diversity, which replaces the term diversity with the term inclusion, this study comparatively investigates the meanings of diversity and inclusion in organizations. The findings of Study 1, which used a qualitative methodology to explore the construct definitions and to derive a... Read more

The Missing Link to Sustainable Diversity and Inclusion

What does diversity and inclusion mean to you? How can diversity and inclusion lead to organizational success? Why do so many efforts to tap into the benefits of diversity fall short? How do we practice empathy and compassion when our brains are hard-wired to judge? It is challenging to create and sustain diversity and inclusion... Read more

How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace | Janet Stovall

Imagine a workplace where people of all colors and races are able to climb every rung of the corporate ladder -- and where the lessons we learn about diversity at work actually transform the things we do, think and say outside the office. How do we get there? In this candid talk, inclusion advocate Janet... Read more