Tag archives for entrepreneurs with disabilities

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 […]

Making Contacts to Overcome Barriers

By Trish Robichaud With rates of unemployment among disabled people double those of the able-bodied population, self-employment can be a great way for disabled people to enter the workplace and forge a satisfying and financially rewarding career. Indeed more disabled than able-bodied people are self-employed. According to a government report 18% of disabled men and […]

Disability Means Business

“This website is a resource for disabled entrepreneurs who are self employed or wishing to start up their own business. In this website you will find useful articles, interviews, information on up and coming events and product reviews. “The aim of this site is hopefully to save you time and money when starting up or […]

GNED’s first Case Study

Subject: Jerry Williams/Queen City Recovery – Buffalo, NY, USA Introduction: Late in August, 2010 the Global Network for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities (GNED) was presented with its first call for assistance by an entrepreneur with a disability. Jerry Williams, the owner of Queen City Recovery, a Buffalo, New York based towing and vehicle recovery business was […]

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!

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 […]

Aligning Disability with the Bottom Line- GNED Live

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