DEIA: Expanding Career Pathways for the Disabled


The value of diversity in the workforce has long been recognized and now the discussion around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has been expanded to include accessibility (DEIA). Unemployment and underemployment continue to be an issue for people with physical or neurological disabilities, though employers that include them cultivate better creativity, innovation, and problem-solving skills. Let’s talk about pathways to hiring, retention, and promotion for people with disabilities.

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  1. Why are people with disabilities underemployed or unemployed at greater numbers
  2. What are employers doing to change this... encouraging hiring, retention, and promotion
  3. What ways can we be more inclusive and help expand accessibility



Ramona Schindelheim, Editor-in-Chief, WorkingNation

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