Billion Strong CEO LaMondre Pough returns to the program to discuss his own career journey as well as the connection between disability inclusion and black history month. Discover the importance of celebrating and affirming all forms of diversity.
Dr. Sassi is the Founder & CEO of MentorNations, a youth-led digital skills and entrepreneurship movement that enabled tens of thousands of young people to code across twelve countries. In this episode, she outlines how she came to her current work, as well as the work she does as Chief Penguin of Student & Entrepreneur Experience within the IBM Z division of IBM and Global Head of IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator with 100 startups in her portfolio with a focus on enabling early-stage startups to build and scale.
Craig Spence, Chief Brand and Communications Officer for the International Paralympic Committee, joins the program to discuss “We the 15,” which plans to initiate change over the next decade by bringing together the biggest coalition ever of international organizations from the world of sports, human rights, policy, communications, business, arts and entertainment.
This episode features a conversation with Sarah Kovac, accessibility editor for Reviewed, part of the USA Today network. Sarah discusses her own background and how she came to her current position, Sarah reveals the types of products that are reviewed, and how the community has come together to support each other. Sarah also shares about how reviews often come in the shape of stories about a product, and how to potentially become a reviewer.
Kathy Martinez, CEO of Disability Rights Advocates, joins the program to discuss her journey of becoming involved in the disability rights movement and the intersection of diversity dimensions. Kathy also discusses how she intends to expand influence by collaborating with individuals in the legal social justice movement.