Success of the 2015 18th Annual Conference September 28, 2015 to October 1, 2015

October 6, 2015
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Jill Houghton, executive director of the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN). The mission of the BLN is to help business drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain, and marketplace. Ms. Houghton will discuss the success of the 2015 US Business Leadership Network's 18th Annual National Conference entitled, "From Compliance to Competitive Advantage: The Legacy of the ADA and the Next 25 Years" held in Austin, Texas September 28 through October 1, 2015. The conference is the preeminent national business to business event that focuses on disability inclusion in the marketplace, workplace, supply chain and professional development.

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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