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INCLUDEnyc Invites Equity Leaders to Discuss Empowering Employees with Disabilities in the Workplace

April 29, 2024
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April 19, 2024 – New York, NY – INCLUDEnyc, which fosters love, equity, and access for young people with disabilities in New York City, will host a breakfast benefit, Empowering Your Employees with Disabilities on May 15, 2024, at 8:30 AM. The panel will feature leaders from Goldman Sachs, S&P, Sheppard Mullen, and Job Path to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for people with disabilities in the workplace. 

“Our mission at INCLUDEnyc is for young people with disabilities to have equitable access to opportunities including support in the workplace. Inclusive work environments and practices are crucial to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities,” said Cheryelle Cruickshank, Executive Director at INCLUDEnyc. “Our panel discussion raises awareness of what this looks like and how it works now and in the future.”

“INCLUDEnyc’s breakfast panel, Empowering Your Employees with Disabilities, reflects the organization’s commitment to strengthening Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) practices across the workforce for our young people with disabilities,” said Owen King, Chair of the Board at INCLUDEnyc. “In this discussion, we join together in thought leadership to support our community in building sustainable, independent lives.” 

Empowering Your Employees with Disabilities is generously hosted by Paul Hastings, LLP. 

Moderated by Ms. Cruickshank, the Empowering Your Employees with Disabilities panel features: Seth Kramer, Vice President, Sustainability, Goldman Sachs; Sujatha Menon Zafar, Global Head of DEI, S&P; Lois Durant; Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Sheppard Mullin; and Carly Teichman, CEO, Job Path. 

For tickets, sponsorships, and additional information on the Empowering Your Employees with Disabilities Breakfast benefit or to donate to INCLUDEnyc, visit here.