Highmark Health and the Careers2B Program

August 20, 2019
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Gary Dick, chief information officer of Highmark Health Solutions to the show. Mr. Dick will discuss his career, background and the value that the Careers2B program has brought to Highmark Health Solutions workforce. The Careers2B initiative is a program designed to increase the professional level experience and marketability of early career professionals with disabilities with hands-on workplace experience over a 12-month period.

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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