Featuring Special Guests James Emmett, Lead Strategist, Workplace Initiative, Poses Family Foundation and Meg O’Connell, PHR, CEO & Founder, Global Disability Inclusion
DATE: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
TIME: 1:30 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. CT / 11:00 a.m. MT / 10:00 a.m. PT
DURATION: 1 hour
Please join us on Wednesday, November 7th at 1:30pm ET for this unique and informative webinar. Our speakers are two innovators, thought leaders and subject matter experts when it comes to jobs for people with disabilities. Their topic? Expanding careers in philanthropy for professionals with disabilities.
Philanthropists have a tremendous opportunity to fight implicit bias and failed systems, as well as to enable millions of people with disabilities to have a better future. However, the professionals working in the field often lack the lived experience necessary to be fully inclusive and empower marginalized people.
As such, this webinar will reflect on key practices needed to empower people with disabilities to revolutionize the field of philanthropy.
As a “Nothing About Us, Without Us” organization, RespectAbility is deeply committed to seeing the disability lens added to all philanthropic work. That is why we have created a toolkit with practical resources to help philanthropists, non-profits and non-profit boards to embrace people with disabilities.
That process must begin with getting more professionals with disabilities working in philanthropy. [continue reading…]