In fall this year, we can expect an array of new emojis coming to our smart devices, including ones that are more inclusive to differing genders. Continue reading How Emojis are Improving Inclusion
From allies to active members of the LGBTQ+ community, meet some celebrities who have currently been working to further the rights and safety of LGBTQ+ people. Continue reading From Inclusion to COVID, Meet the These Hollywood Stars Doing the Most for the LGBTQ+ Community
By Jennifer Brown
Each time I sit down with an executive who has decided to lead their company through the process of being more inclusive, I hear that executive articulate the same problem: They don’t know where to begin. Continue reading Creating a Culture of Belonging
By Monica Luhar and Sara Salam
CEOs with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, ADHD, or dyslexia have an impact on society through their innovative, creative, and out-of-the-box thinking. They have also led the way for promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace, while not letting their disabilities be the sole trait that defines their ability to lead. Continue reading CEOs That You Never Knew Had a Disability
By AnnMarie Killian
Imagine this: You are hiring for a job that requires phone work…but the person sitting in front of you is deaf/hard of hearing.
You may be wonder, can a person who is deaf/hard of hearing use the phone successfully? Continue reading Can You Hire a Deaf Employee When the Job Requires Phone Work?
Assembling a truly comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy requires us to take a more holistic view of our approach as employers. Instead of only considering diversity in our hiring pipeline, we shouldn’t forget employee retention and career advancement. Continue reading Hiring Diverse Candidates Is Only the Begining
By Brittany Merrill-Yeng
Being a business owner is a constant balance—and not just of your time and resources. It is a balance of being so confident in your idea and your ability bring it to fruition while recognizing how little you know. Continue reading What Does it Take to Succeed? Just 3 Things.
With the popularity of the smartphone, many people within the visually impaired community have used the voice dictation feature to write a text message. However, within the last few weeks, Google’s Android makes talk to text the second way that people with visual impairments can communicate. Continue reading New Braille Keyboard Opens Many Doors
As the new vice president of supplier diversity for Disability:IN, Philip DeVliegher develops and leads the organization’s global supply chain and supplier diversity strategy and program execution. He believes it’s Disability:IN’s responsibility to empower businesses to achieve disability inclusion and equality by delivering positive impact and outcomes for key stakeholders. Continue reading Disability:IN’s New VP of Supplier Diversity: Philip DeVliegher
By Rosemarie Rossetti, PhD
On June 13, 1998, my husband Mark Leder and I went for a bicycle ride on a rural wooded bike trail in Granville, Ohio. After riding for a few minutes, Mark thought he heard a gunshot and slowed down to investigate. As he scanned the scene, he saw a large tree falling. He shouted, “Stop!” But the warning was too late. Instantly, I was crushed by a 7,000-pound tree and paralyzed from the waist down. Continue reading Making Homes More Accessible