Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi is the President of, a non-profit organization working to reshape the attitudes of society so that people with disabilities can more fully participate in and contribute to society. RespectAbility works to empower people with disabilities to achieve as much as their abilities and efforts permit. At a time when 70% of working age Americans with disabilities are outside the workforce, RespectAbility is working to help people with disabilities get jobs, start and sustain their own businesses, lift themselves into the middle class, and participate in their communities. She has met with 16 Governors and 5 future Presidential Candidates on these issues. She has published hundreds of articles on public policy issues. She herself is dyslexic and, as a parent, knows what it means to raise a child with multiple disabilities.