Doris Carson Williams: The African American Chamber of Commerce

January 31, 2006
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

The African-American Chamber of Commerce of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, (AACC) is the leading private sector advocate for black-owned businesses in the Delaware Valley. The AACC is comprised of members that have an interest in the establishment and growth of black-owned businesses in the Delaware valley, with a goal of ensuring the overall improvement of economic conditions within the regional African-American community. Join Joyce as she talks with Doris Carson Williams, President of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania (AAChamber.org) to share more information on the AACC.

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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