An op-ed from NOD President Carol Glazer When stepping into the role of a new manager or leader of an organization, there is always a big learning curb. With that in mind, I want to pass along the thoughts of someone who assumed her first leadership role at age 55. That’s pretty late in […]
"These organizations understand that by harnessing the talents of people with disabilities, they reap the benefits of a more innovative, diverse and dedicated workforce,” said NOD President Carol Glazer. “The Leading Disability Employer Seal honors organizations who have not only embraced inclusivity but have taken concrete steps to break down barriers for individuals with disabilities and create an environment for all to thrive.”
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As companies continue to roll out return-to-office (RTO) mandates, advocates have expressed concern about what those policies could mean for employees with disabilities who were previously working remotely.
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NEW YORK (July 24, 2023) The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is honored to announce the appointment of former Congressman Jim Langevin as a new member of its Board of Directors. Recognized as Congress’ foremost advocate for Americans with disabilities, the addition of Congressman Langevin to its Board will further strengthen NOD’s mission to promote […]
While the remote work boom helped some workers find additional flexibility, it has also eliminated longstanding obstacles for one vulnerable community...
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Season three of the popular comedy Ted Lasso airs Wednesday, and given all that show has done to destigmatize mental health, I’m sure it’s no coincidence the finale is in May, the last day of Mental Health Awareness Month...
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Holli is a passionate, life-time advocate for diversity, inclusion, and equality. In 2007, she launched The Martinez Foundation dedicated to the professional development and retention of teachers of color in Washington State’s Title 1 Schools. Holli’s advocacy in diversity is recognized by several notable organizations such as T-Mobile...
Alicia Petross is the Chief Diversity Officer for The Hershey Company. A member of the Human Resources Leadership Team since December 2015, she leads the development and execution of Hershey’s diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies. Alicia partners with key internal and external leaders to develop more innovation and robustness in Hershey’s global climate and inclusion […]