Stop Failing Womxn In Tech: The hidden story of Invisible Disabilities

The 2010 census stated 56.7 million Americans have a disability. A 2017 study showed only 37% of working-aged people with disability are employed in the US. The goal is to provoke conversations about IDs and other tough topics in the workplace. These are crucial conversations to have to develop new methods of talking about disability and diversity in an ever-evolving workspace. The research highlights real life examples, evolution of work practices, and outcomes of conversation about disability.

The talk outlines research on women with IDs in the workplace. Focus ares are on:
- Themes around career, skillset, safe spaces, and self-worth
- Impact of women hiding IDs on their career, work, ability for growth, and intraprenuership
- Data on what womxn with IDs want in their careers, managers, and employers
- ROI of the entire individual; how career success and abilities emerge from coping skill evolution
- Key benefits & organizational best practices that attract female talent who have IDs
- Improve inclusionary
best practices for all employees for more details

Jes Osrow

Head of Learning and Organization Development at Quartet Health; DEI Specialist at The Rise Journey


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