National Leadership Program, Fall 2015
Bonni Berger was a Communications Fellow with RespectAbility. Her duties included researching and writing articles for the #RespectTheAbility campaign, which highlights those companies using best practices for employees with disabilities.
Previously, Berger worked as an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Specialist in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She has worked as a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor in New York and Paraeducator in Montgomery County, MD. Berger is conversant in American Sign Language and has been studying Hebrew for several years. Her personal essays have been published in Bethesda Magazine and The Washington Jewish Week. She holds a Masters Degree in Linguistics and a BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences. This fellowship opportunity combined her passion for advocacy and the written word.
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RespectAbility is a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities for and with people with disabilities. Learn more about the National Leadership Program and apply for the next cohort! Contact BenS@RespectAbility.org for more information.
ALL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
- PUBLIC POLICY/EMPLOYMENT
- COMMUNICATIONS/DIVERSITY IN FILM & TELEVISION
- PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT/FUNDRAISING
- FAITH INCLUSION