McNaughton and McCary: Business Leadership Network Conference in November

August 30, 2005
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

In November 2005 Business Leadership Network chapters and employers across the US join together for a 3 day event which provides networking, education and resources related to the business case for employment of people with disabilities and marketing to customers with disabilities. Attendees typically include employers whose corporate policies include workers and customers with disabilities and those that want a good resource for starting to develop best disability practices. Join Joyce as she talks about the BLN Conference with Tammie McNaughton, Director, Corporate Workforce Initiatives, Human Resources for Highmark, Inc. and Katherine McCary, Vice President for the Act Program of the SunTrust Bank.

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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