Highmark Health Inc. Discussion of Implementation of New Programs

October 17, 2017
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Robert James, supplier diversity program manager for Highmark Health, Inc. Mr. James will address the importance of Highmark Health’s supplier diversity program, the results being achieved, components of how the company carries out its supplier diversity program, and its new mentor-protégé pilot program.

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

November 2017

October 2017

  • 10/31/2017: Motivational Speaker, Michael Kalberer Listen Now
  • 10/24/2017: Encore: Bender Careers2B Program and Highmark Health Listen Now
  • 10/17/2017: Highmark Health Inc. Discussion of Implementation of New Programs Listen Now
  • 10/10/2017: Encore: Dick and Ginny Thornburgh Listen Now
  • 10/3/2017: Encore: Mission of NTID and RIT Listen Now

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