TORONTO, ONTARIO, October 18, 2010—The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, emphasized Government of Canada initiatives that are helping Canadians with disabilities get into the workforce, during a speech at the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work 2010 National Conference. “Our government is creating new opportunities for all Canadians, including people […]
The Global Network for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities (GNED) is committed to building a global, social and business network to which existing business owners with a disability, whether they be experienced entrepreneurs or people with potential, can turn at any stage of their business journey.
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On October 20th, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) will sponsor their 15th annual Disability Mentoring Day (DMD), an event which has steadily grown over the years beyond a national (US) scope and is now celebrated in 23 countries. Disability Mentoring Day is an event that garners it power from a grassroots effort […]
We are pleased to share the news with you of our invitation to present a Plenary session for the upcoming US Business Leadership Conference in Chicago on September 21, 2010! The topic is “Global Opportunities for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities’, and represents an early public recognition on the exciting potential of people with disabilities helping themselves […]
“The Way Forward beyond 2012” . With some 90 experts from all over the Asia-Pacific region, including an expert with a psychiatric disability, the “Expert Group Meeting-cum-Stakeholder Consultation to Review the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012: The Biwako Millennium Framework for Action” was held at UNESCAP in Bangkok, Thailand […]