Disability Matters with John Kavanaugh
June 3, 2014
Hosted by Joyce Bender
Joyce welcomes John Kavanaugh, the vice president of finance for CSC's North American Public Sector. In addition to his executive role in the finance organization, John is also actively involved in CSC's Abilities First Network as one of its co-executive sponsors. Discussed on the show will be the CSC Abilities First Network, which serves people with disabilities working at CSC and their supporters, and is one of nine employee resource groups available at CSC. This group focuses on educating and raising awareness on a wide range of topics of importance to its membership and the greater CSC population, such as employment of people with disabilities, including veterans with disabilities, and accommodation in the workplace.
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.
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.