Partner Spotlight: Fidelity Investments

2023-06-01T20:26:09-04:00May 30th, 2023|DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

Fidelity Investments is fast-tracking disability inclusion “Without accessible products and services, millions of customers with disabilities cannot manage their finances independently. I have been overwhelmed by the visibility and level of engagement our leaders and senior executives devote to accessibility. Knowing that we can turn to them to message accessibility as a priority, and to

Our 24 Hours of GAAD Retrospective

2023-06-01T20:26:10-04:00May 26th, 2023|Digital Accessibility, DisabilityIN|

The Idea Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD) is an opportunity to highlight the importance of making sure the technology we build and buy can be used by people with disabilities around the globe. Accessibility is essential for people like me as I am legally blind and I use a screen reader to be effective, efficient,

2023 Pitch Perfect Challenge

2023-06-01T20:26:10-04:00May 24th, 2023|Announcements, DisabilityIN, DOBE, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

We are excited to announce the semi-finalists for the Disability:IN 2023 Pitch Perfect Challenge! During the semi-finals, DOBEs will give their virtual pitches live to corporate decision-makers and fellow entrepreneurs. Three DOBEs, including one “People’s Choice” to be selected via social voting, will advance to the Final Round at the Disability:IN Global Conference in July.

Hubspot: Disability-Owned Business Enterprise Certification: Everything You Need to Know

2023-06-01T20:26:10-04:00May 23rd, 2023|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Minority-owned business certification dates back to the 1970s but only gradually began being considered potentially applicable to entrepreneurs with disabilities some 15 years ago — decades after the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990. This explains why, in 2023, there are only 500 DOBEs across the country despite the numerous commercial advantages.

Partner Spotlight: MassMutual

2023-06-01T20:26:10-04:00May 22nd, 2023|DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

Adapt Business Resource Group and Disability:IN – Creating Pathways to Acceptance Miranda McCarthy and Laura Nietupski appear to be healthy, happy, successful MassMutual employees. Miranda is a Change Readiness Consultant and Laura is an Insurance Operations Senior Director. Each has been with the company for over 10 years. Both have potentially debilitating disabilities. Miranda has

24 Hours of Global Accessibility Awareness Day: GAAD in a Box

2023-06-01T20:26:10-04:00May 16th, 2023|Digital Accessibility, DisabilityIN, Events|

Advancing Accessibility: Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) Disability:IN is proud to join inclusion champions around the world in celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD) on Thursday, May 18, 2023. Recognized annually on the third Thursday of May, GAAD raises awareness of digital access and inclusion for over one billion people with disabilities worldwide. GAAD

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Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

2023-06-01T20:26:10-04:00May 3rd, 2023|DisabilityIN, Events, Mental Health, Multimedia|

Behind the Screen: Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month in the Workplace Each year, the month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. This month provides awareness of various mental health challenges facing workers across corporate America. According to Accenture, mental health affects 90% of employees. Just 33% of people, however, self-identify

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The American Management Association’s AMA Quarterly: How executives can more effectively include people with disabilities

2023-05-30T19:21:31-04:00May 2nd, 2023|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Leaders have an opportunity to do more to be inclusive of people with disabilities–their employees, customers, and the public. By Jill Houghton Convincing leaders usually starts with the business case. The good news is there’s a strong one. When Disability:IN, a global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, co-created the Disability Equality Index

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Partner Spotlight: McKesson

2023-05-25T16:29:48-04:00May 1st, 2023|DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

A Sense of Belonging A veteran with an unseen disability, Cathy Reinoso helps others feel included through McKesson’s ERGs. Cathy Reinoso knows the exact moment her journey with anxiety began: Sept. 11, 2001, when the first planes struck New York City’s Twin Towers. From the fourth floor of her middle school in Queens, she had

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