Accenture's Mission and Commitment to Disability Inclusion.

March 5, 2019
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Laurie Henneborn a managing director within the Accenture Research organization. She has operational responsibility for the global teams dedicated to supporting the research and thought leadership needs of the Digital, Technology and Operations Businesses and their related initiatives. This includes managing program budgets and related third-party content subscriptions. Laurie's research capabilities include market research and competitor intelligence, thought leadership creation, project and program management, strategic complex research and team strategy/leadership. In addition to this multidisciplinary role, Laurie passionately co-leads the global Accenture Research team’s initiatives focused on Disability Inclusion. She will explain in-depth her duties during the show.

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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