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NJIT Senior Alejandra Lopez-Diaz Lands Merck R&D Internship to Work on Vaccines

2020-07-08T21:39:25+00:00June 15th, 2020|DisabilityIN, In the News, Next Gen Leaders Stories|

“Disability-inclusive companies, like Merck, take the opportunity at the [Disability:IN Annual] conference to interview aspiring professionals to see if we may be a fit for their companies,” said Diaz. “I interviewed with them and two days later they called me and asked me to join their internship program.”Continue reading on NJIT…Related Content Learn more about

Disability:IN remains in solidarity with the Black community.

2020-07-08T21:39:26+00:00June 1st, 2020|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Disability:IN remains in solidarity with the Black community. Racism, discrimination, and senseless acts of violence have no place in our society. Black lives matter. Ean Williams2020-06-01T19:53:46+00:00June 1st, 2020|In the News| Related Posts CEOs from Accenture, CVS Health, Intel, Microsoft, Voya Financial, and Walmart issue letter urging Fortune 1000 to participate in the DEI June 22nd,

Global Investor Group Representing $2.8 Trillion Call on Companies to be Inclusive to People with Disabilities

2020-06-26T18:51:53+00:00May 21st, 2020|Disability Equality Index, DisabilityIN, Global, In the News|

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD), an investor group representing more than $2.8 trillion in combined assets and 22 signatories, is calling on companies they invest in to be inclusive to people with disabilities through a Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion. The statement encourages companies to create inclusive workplaces built for sustainable, long-term performance.

‘I was told I could never work remotely’: Before coronavirus, workers with disabilities say they implored employers to allow them to work from home

2020-06-26T18:51:53+00:00May 14th, 2020|DisabilityIN, In the News|

As many businesses across the U.S. have cobbled together work-from-home programs to comply with COVID-19 social-distancing measures, some workers with disabilities wonder why they were told for so long that they couldn’t work remotely to accommodate their disability — and now hope that this moment could be a turning point that makes telework options more

Press Release: SBR & House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

2020-06-04T15:20:22+00:00May 6th, 2020|DisabilityIN, Doing Business with DOBEs, In the News|

Small Business Roundtable Hosted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a National  Discussion on Impacts of COVID-19 and American Small Business Washington, D.C., May 5, 2020 – The Small Business Roundtable (SBR), a coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, hosted a national virtual discussion with Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi today.

Meet our Team: Philip DeVliegher

2020-05-19T14:30:04+00:00February 24th, 2020|Doing Business with DOBEs, In the News|

Involved with our Supplier Diversity program since its inception in 2010, Philip DeVliegher has had a hand in developing the program strategy and execution. In January 2020, Philip became the Vice President of Supplier Diversity. Learn more about Philip and the Supplier Diversity program from his recent interview. What is your background, experience? I bring

The Comforts of Home: Marriott drives innovation with inclusion and accessibility

2020-05-19T14:30:04+00:00February 20th, 2020|Corporate Partners, In the News|

“But there is more to life than apps. Much of what the disabled need isn’t technology but compassion and common sense, according to a number of architects and consultants. And not every effort to accommodate the disabled has to be a big one. ‘You can make a series of small changes that together have a