Wells Fargo’s Commitment to People with Disabilities

October 20, 2020
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Joyce welcomes Wells Fargo’s Regina Heyward, senior vice president and head of supplier diversity and Kathy Martinez, senior vice president, head of disability and accessibility strategy to the show. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,200 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 31 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. Heyward and Martinez, will discuss the company’s commitment to a diversified workforce, including hiring people with disabilities.

Disability Matters

Disability Matters

Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

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Joyce Bender

Joyce Bender

Joyce A. Bender is the CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting recruits and hires individuals with disabilities, across the United States and Canada for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. In 1985, Joyce survived a life-threatening accident caused by a misdiagnosis of epilepsy. Due to her personal experience living with both epilepsy and a hearing disability, she founded Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in 1995.

Joyce is the past-chair of both the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the national Epilepsy Foundation. She has received awards from both the Bush and Clinton administrations.

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Episode Directory

October 2020

  • 10/27/2020: Importance of the Disability Vote in 2020, and Voter Accessibility Coming Soon
  • 10/20/2020: Wells Fargo’s Commitment to People with Disabilities Listen Now
  • 10/13/2020: Kellogg’s Commitment to Hiring People with Disabilities and Its COVID-19 Policy Listen Now
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