Clarence A. Johnson-Disability Community Leader

August 13, 2019
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Clarence A. Johnson, director, Diversity Management Operations Center, Defense Human Resources Activity, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel Readiness. This great leader in the disability community will share his accomplishments and discuss his current role and responsibilities in detail with the Department of Defense. There he directs the DoDs diversity and inclusion efforts around workforce recruitment efforts of college students and members of the community with disabilities looking for employment.

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

August 2019

  • 8/27/2019: Advances in Assistive Technology for People With Disabilities Coming Soon
  • 8/20/2019: Highmark Health and the Careers2B Program Listen Now
  • 8/13/2019: Clarence A. Johnson-Disability Community Leader Listen Now
  • 8/6/2019: AAPD Sponsored REV UP Campaign Listen Now

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