Breaking Glass Forums
DISABILITY ALLYSHIP FORUM
ADVOCATING FOR ABILITIES
June 29, 2018
8:30am - 2:00pm
San Francisco, CA
Twenty percent of the population has a disability and yet representation of disability in the workplace is limited at best. Join this forum to find out more about disability experience in the workplace and how to show up as an ally at your company.
This will be a safe space for everyone to engage and learn from one another without judgement. Attendance is limited to 100, so register soon!
8:30 - 9:00am Breakfast and Registration
9:00 - 9:15am Welcome and Forum Opening
9:15 - 10:00am Keynote: More Than Meets The Eye: A New Direction for Conversations on Disability. Begin learning how society views disability on a broad scale and about the lens through which your view is impacted.
10:15 - 11:15am Panel: Increasing Understanding as an Ally. Find out how you can activate allyship from a panel of professionals with disabilities.
11:15 - 12:15pm Lunch and Non-Profit Showcase
12:15 - 1:30pm Workshop: Advocating for Accommodations. Accommodations are often seen as a burden for companies, when they are really a way to increase employee participation and productivity. Understand what you can do as an ally to support accommodations for all.
1:30 - 2:00pm Closing Keynote, Networking and Non-Profit Showcase
Sumayyah Emeh-Edu is the Founder and Principal Strategist of Embedded Consulting and Sr. Strategist for the Inclusionary Leadership Group. She has over 15 years of experience leading various initiatives within higher education and corporate sectors, focused primarily on diversity and professional development.
As an HR and ADA consultant, Noel works with clients to create and implement innovative solutions that open people’s minds to new possibilities and achieve bold results. She brings extensive knowledge of ADA and a commitment to accessible architectural design for people with disabilities
PARTNERS AND SPONSORS
All proceeds from this event to benefit Abilities United, a nonprofit working to advance advocacy, independence and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities.
With generous support from