Disability Employment Awareness Events Announced
NIH will celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month during October. The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will host several events throughout the month:
- Kick-Off on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10, featuring keynote speaker Crystal Emery, founder and CEO of URU The Right to Be, Inc.
A producer, author and filmmaker known for producing narratives aimed at creating a more equitable society on a variety of platforms, Emery has triumphed over two chronic diseases as a quadriplegic.
- Reasonable Accommodation Program on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Natcher Conference Center, featuring a guest panel, breakout training sessions on Entellitrak and section 508 and accessibility vendors providing tools and products for accessibility needs.
For more information, contact David Rice at David.Rice@nih.gov.