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Human Potential At Work

How do we bring out the potential in all people, including those with disabilities? Get ready to be inspired, hear success stories and learn tips and principles for bringing out the best in the people in your organization. Brought to you by Debra Ruh, CEO of Ruh Global and Sara Ruh, Chief Inspiration Officer. For more information visit www.ruhglobal.com
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Now displaying: March, 2021
Mar 31, 2021

Mohammed Yousuf, Director, Office of Infrastructure, Safety and Asset Innovation, and Founder and President of the EquallyAble Foundation, joins the program to discuss his career journey and why representation matters. He also discusses his book Ascending Adversity, in which he discusses his story of being a polio survivor dealing with disability and discrimination. 

Mar 24, 2021

Lauren Presutti, LLMSW, psychotherapist and founder of River Oaks Psychology, joins the program to discuss the intersection of mental health and disability. Lauren discusses her own journey as a person with a disability, and the stereotypes and challenges she faced along the way. Discover the difference between the medical model of disability vs. the social model of disability, and the key questions we need to ask in order to create a more inclusive society. 

Mar 17, 2021
In this episode Debra is joined by David Perez, CFO of Ruh Global Impact, as David shares his journey of being diagnosed with ADHD at a young age, and how he came to be involved with advocating for people with disabilities. David reveals some of the startling data about the unemployment rates of people with disabilities, and what needs to happen to create real change. Discover how to create a mindset shift and the unique gifts that people with disabilities bring to the workplace. 
 
Mar 11, 2021

This episode features an interview with Kisiah Timmons, Principal Product Designer at Verizon Media, as she discusses the importance of disability inclusion in the workplace, particularly in the tech industry. Kisiah provides an overview of Verizon Media, and shares her journey for joining the accessibility team, and what it's been like working at Verizon Media compared to other companies and organizations she has worked for in the past. Kisiah, who is blind, also reveals what her overall experience has been like working in the tech industry. 

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