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Learn How to Generate warm leads with PowerPoint Presentations!

Announcing the new WEBINARS ON WEBINARS (WOW) Series! A 5-part webinar series on how to develop, promote and deliver a webinar without spending a dime or stressing your brain! Lunch ‘n Learn with Changing Paces! Mondays at 12:00 to 1:00 pm Eastern on July 9, 16, 23, 30 & Aug 13 . You’ll learn: how […]

Have you registered yet? It’s today! Urban Miyares & My Business Success: PTSD & Depression

Imagine discovering you were in a body-bag for two days after waking up from a combat encounter in Vietnam… Then being told, at best, you might have only 20 years left to live. What would you do? Urban Miyares discusses his life and business successes after returning from Vietnam. An award-winning entrepreneur with more than […]

GNED Presents… Urban Miyares – My Business Success: PTSD & Depression

Imagine discovering you were in a body-bag for two days after waking up from a combat encounter in Vietnam… Then being told, at best, you might have only 20 years left to live. What would you do? Urban Miyares discusses his life and business successes after returning from Vietnam. An award-winning entrepreneur with more than […]

Tech show provides platform to the disabled

New Delhi: Taha Haaziq is blind, but his disability never stopped him from following his dreams. He teaches Indian classical music and even provides lessons on popular internet-based video-calling software Skype. He also works with National Association for the Blind (NAB), Goan, as a computer trainer. “I am blind but that doesn’t stop me unless […]

World Disability Union: New Global Organization Dedicated to Barrier-free Life

Delegates gathered in Istanbul, Turkey on October 22 & 23 representing 6 continents & 65 countries in order to establish the World Disability Union (WDU) and a global Congress addressing Universal Design. The WDU a project; of bringing together real/ legal persons, NGOs, organizations, institutions and associations, government organizations that work in the field of […]

Australian Government appoints Disability Community Leaders

Suzanne Colbert – our very own GNED Global Ambassador from Australia! Six Australians will champion the cause of people with disability following their appointment by the Australian Government to promote the 2011 International Day of People with Disability and National Disability Awards.   The Minister for Community Services, Jenny Macklin, and the Parliamentary Secretary for […]

Global models of social entrepreneurism for people with disabilities: Report from WISE 2010

This post covers promising program practices applicable to entrepreneurs with disabilities from the second World Innovation Summit for Education took place in Doha, Qatar on December 7-9, 2010. Nearly 1300 dignitaries, thought leaders, disruptive ICT practitioners, program planners and policy makers were provided with a more focused program with deeper debates, better internet access, WISE web TV and WISE Twitter feeds to push out up live updates. Read the rest of the story here!

Teesside student entrepreneurs getting motivated

Dec 9 2010 by Mike Hughes, Evening Gazette Pupils at The King’s Academy at Coulby Newham have had a week-long programme of workshops with guest speakers from a wide range of successful businesses. Sabirul Islam, founder of the global motivational company The World At Your Feet, told the students how he had been driven into […]

Dealing with disclosure: a multigenerational handicap for all Americans

The risk and necessity of openness Many people have a knee-jerk reaction to the term “disability” that causes them to shut down or recoil when in the presence of an actual person who discloses a non-visible condition or looks like they are disabled. Getting the public past this reaction is a bit like teaching a […]

GNED shares hopes for future at US Business Leadership Network conference

Network members Debra Ruh, John Little, and Rob Crawford spoke in Chicago for the US Business Leadership Network conference last month. The luncheon plenary was delivered to an audience of nearly 400 corporate, business, and government officials at the premier US business- to- business conference dedicated to increasing the workforce development and employment participation of […]

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