In this episode, Debra interviews Charlotte DalesCEO and one of the co-founders of Inclusively an inclusion platform that empowers employers with accommodations insights, access, training, and support they need to attract and retain previously untapped talent.
In this episode, Debra interviews Carol Van Den Hende an entrepreneurial, inspiring leader who unlocks the optimism and opportunity of the future through my creative hats in global business and in the community. They talk about her role on Mars, her new book, and everything in between.
In this episode, Debra interviews Eric Jorgensen, creator of True North Disability Planning, an organization that helps families and professionals navigate the maze of benefits, resources, and services available to those with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. You can learn more about his efforts at his website: https://truenorthdisabilityplanning.com/
In this episode, Debra interviews Graeme Moffat and Kate Nash from Purple Space, the world's only professional development hub for disability network leaders; they dive deep into the new book Purple Space and what Employee Resource Groups can do to keep the momentum going.
In this episode, Debra interviews Tiffany Yu, CEO & founder of Diversability, an award-winning social enterprise to elevate disability pride, and the founder of the Awesome Foundation Disability Chapter. They go over Tiffany´s story and what Diversability is doing for the community of people with disabilities.
In this episode, Debra interviews Arslan Abtahi M.D., who is at the intersection of science, technology, sustainability, entertainment, and social entrepreneurship. In this episode, they dive deep into the environment around people and how smart cities can help remove barriers for all.
In this episode, Debra interviews Tamyah Jordan, a visually impaired model and advocate. They dive into her experience in the modeling industry and how anyone can pursue their dream.
In this episode, Debra interviews Denise Reed Lamoreaux, Director of Equity & Belonging at Zillow, a tech real-estate marketplace company; in this conversation, they go over what is needed in this role and how she is helping make Zillow a better, more inclusive company overall.
In this episode, Debra is joined by Richard Streitz, who first started working with accessibility, universal design concepts, and processes 30 years ago while as a Walt Disney Imagineer. He is now one of the world´s experts in Smart Cities and Metaverse, incorporating those concepts into those emerging conversations. In this conversation, they explore the topic of Human-Centric design and how it can change the future.
In this episode, Dr. LaMondre Pough joined Debra to go over the mission of Billion Strong and how this new organization connects people with disabilities to each other in the community. It is connecting people with companies, governments, and other non-profit organizations that all work in support of people with disabilities or in support of humanity as a whole.
In today´s episode Debra Interviews Rupert Roniger Chief Executive Officer at LIGHT FOR THE WORLD an organization whose goal is to improve health systems in the poorest regions of the world, enable education for all, and amplify the voices of people with disabilities in the workplace and beyond. This conversation is all about everyone can engage to create a more inclusive society.
In today´s episode, Debra interviews Dave Dame, a seasoned technology executive who is passionate about designing and developing hardware and software for users of all abilities. And they go over the state of accessibility and diversity, and inclusion in a fascinating conversation.
In this episode, Debra is joined by Tiffany Eickhoff, a Paraprofessional at the Special School District of St. Louis County; they discuss Tiffany's lived experiences with disabilities and provide recommendations, What people with disabilities that are really struggling to get accepted in school and in college, or even be included in the workforce in meaningful ways.
In this episode, Debra is joined by Doug Foresta, self-described as a doorman turned therapist turned podcaster, who joins Debra Ruh again to go over one of the most relevant topics in recent years, Trauma, PTSD, and its myriad implications in the lives of everyone. The world seems to be more and more filled with Traumatic events and we need to ensure that we understand it so that we are able to keep living.
Today's guest is Shari Foos and she is the creator of the narrative, thenarrativemethod.org they dive into the social justice aspect of teaching empathy to doctors, making doctors aware of the person and the whole person, and not to just see people as their diagnosis.
John Mallett, America’s Mortgage Coach, joins the program for a second time and goes over some of the crucial facts surrounding homeownership and the steps necessary to get there. Millennials are the largest demographic group buying homes, even if we all believe it is impossible. If you are looking for more information, find John on Social media or listen to his previous episode on https://www.ruhglobal.com/
In today´s episode, Debra interviews Funmi Lawal, founder and inventor of CLIP-KNIX, the fantastic company that creates adaptive front fastening underwear; they go through the difficulties in setting up a business as a person with a disability and how we can support them. Please visit: https://www.clip-knix.
In today´s episode, Debra talks to Gareth, Director at Ab11y.com and The Readability Group, and Ex-Head of UX Design and Accessibility at the BBC. They go over the importance of making Accessibility a sustainable component of business and the tools that Gareth and his teams are creating to advance accessibility.
In today´s episode, Debra interviews Hilton Supra, Vice-Chair of Ztudium; they explore the power of technology in empowering people worldwide to create positive change. With fascinating points around the metaverse, blockchain, and other emerging technologies, this is a must-hear conversation for anyone interested in the intersection between social good and the future of technology.
In today´s episode, Debra features Martine Kalaw from Martine Kalaw Enterprises, a boutique firm that supports human resources professionals to gain confidence in driving diversity, equity, and inclusion in their workspaces. They explore the principles that make this work a reality and about her book The ABCs of Diversity, a Manager's Guide to Diversity Equity Inclusion, available on Amazon.