More than 50 million people in the United States have an Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)–defined disability, yet only a tiny fraction of them find jobs in corporate America. Even fewer are promoted.
In an era of enhanced recognition of the importance of corporate diversity to business results, why is this talent pool so often ignored? DiversityInc and The Viscardi Center held an intimate and important dinner discussion with 50 corporate leaders May 22 in New York City. The goal was to understand the issue and to have the companies begin to develop action plans to address these talent gaps.
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