Webinar with Valuable 500: Supercharge your disability inclusion strategies
Businesses all over the world are making great strides to bring equality to gender, race, and LGBT+. But too often, disability is neglected. There are common myths that disability inclusion is complicated, expensive or that disabled people are less productive than non-disabled people. None of this is true.
In this webinar, we'll debunk these myths and share tangible strategies that are moving the needle to support people with disabilities and neurodifferences. We'll also take a look at how inclusive technology can support these strategies.
Whether you're already leading the way for disability inclusion, or are just at the beginning of the journey this webinar can benefit you.
What you'll gain...
During this 80 minute webinar gain:
- Advice from The Valuable 500 - a global business collective made up of 500 CEOs and their companies, innovating together for disability inclusion. Discover how easily you can make a difference to your disabled workforce, your wider company, and the world around us.
- Actionable disability inclusion strategies from organizations leading the way, including Valuable 500 members IBM and PwC. Explore strategies that have been proven to make a difference.
- Insight into solutions that can support you along the way. Discover the role of technology when it comes to disability inclusion. Listen as the inclusive technology specialists at Texthelp share how to incorporate technology into disability inclusion initiatives.
Register to get the recording. You’ll also receive webinar slides, free guides, and lots more.
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“Inclusion is what a company can do to actualize an employees’ power, to actualize culture beyond what’s on paper, and to actualize a goal that great company share in common – to be better everyday”. – Crosby Cromwell, Chief Partnership Officer, The Valuable 500
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For organizations already leading the way for disability inclusion, this webinar gives you the chance to hear from your peers. Gain insights from fellow change-makers. Discover what's working for them, and what's not. Explore how technology can strengthen your efforts.
By working together we can each make a bigger impact.
Meet the speakers
Crosby Cromwell, Chief Partnerships Officer, the Valuable 500
The Valuable 500 are renowned for their commitment to end exclusion and drive system change.
Crosby is Chief Partnerships Officer at the Valuable 500. To date, she has worked across the corporate sector, global NGOs, and as a social impact entrepreneur, dedicating her career to ensuring people with disabilities can thrive economically.
Alixandra Horton, Managing Consultant & People with Disabilities Network Lead, IBM
IBM has been championing disability inclusion since 1914. With their inclusive initiatives, the majority of their employees (87%) feel they can be their authentic selves at work.
Alix Horton is Disability Employee Network Group (ENG) Lead and D&I Champion at IBM Consulting. In this session, she will share her experience as a disabled woman in the workplace, leading an award winning Disability ENG and why we should all ensure to drive diversity, equity & inclusion as a business imperative.
Chris Holloway, Digital Accessibility Manager, PwC
PwC are driving change in the workplace and beyond, with a 5 point plan, diversity networks, and ambitious targets that inspire success.
Chris specializes in assistive technology and digital inclusion.
Claire McGinley, Inclusive Technology Specialist, Texthelp
Texthelp supports over 35 million people worldwide with inclusive tools that empower everyone to achieve in their own way.
Speaking on disability inclusion, Claire states;
“Independence has no price. Yet disabled people are over 50% more likely to face barriers to accessing digital services than non-disabled people. I share in the Texthelp vision for a world where difference, disability, or language are no longer barriers. As such, accessibility is in our DNA."
In this session, Claire will share the Texthelp story and explain how our inclusive tools remove communication barriers in the workplace.