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Aug 10, 2022

NOD and Corporate Partners to Celebrate 40 Years of Disability Inclusion Progress and Honor Long-time NOD Chairman Governor Tom Ridge and President Carol Glazer

To commemorate its 40th anniversary, NOD, along with its title sponsors, The Hershey Company and Prudential Financial, additional corporate partners, disability rights advocates, and civic leaders will convene in our nation’s capital for NOD’s Annual Forum, NOD at 40: Honoring the Past; Innovating the Future.

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Jun 1, 2022
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NOD SALUTES LONGTIME LEADERS TOM RIDGE AND CAROL GLAZER WHO SHARE PLANS OF LEADERSHIP TRANSITION

Governor Tom Ridge and Carol Glazer, who together served as the longtime chairman and president, respectively, of the National Organization on Disability (NOD) will leave their positions with NOD after 16 years of service. The announcement was made by Luke Visconti, founder and chairman of DiversityInc and vice chairman of the NOD Board of Directors. Visconti will succeed Governor Ridge as chairman effective immediately and will preside over the July meeting of the NOD Board.

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Apr 27, 2022
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NOD Appoints Goldman Sachs Chief Administrative Officer Ericka Leslie To Board Of Directors

“The National Organization on Disability welcomes Ericka and we look forward to being the beneficiary of her years of wisdom and experience,” said NOD Chairman, Gov. Tom Ridge. “This year marks the National Organization on Disability’s 40th anniversary. The disability rights landscape has changed dramatically since our founding in 1982 and we are proud of the great strides we have made in advancing our mission of putting individuals with disabilities to work. Building on that success will take talented individuals such as Ericka joining our ranks. Her experience and commitment to championing people with disabilities will help us continue to advance our mission of disability inclusion in the workplace.”

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Mar 16, 2022
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Disclosing a Disability to an Employer: Your Rights

Elana Gross, Monster contributor | Wednesday, March 16th 2022     If you’re among the 12.7 percent of Americans that have a visible or invisible disability, you may have some questions about disclosing a disability to an employer in your resume, cover letter, or during the interview process—especially if you know you will need accommodations […]

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Mar 2, 2022
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How Americans with Disabilities are Underrepresented as Managers and Professionals, in One Glaring Chart

Madison Hoff  | Feb 28, 2022, 3:16 PM       The Bureau of Labor Statistics released 2021 data about the employment situation of people with disabilities. Of employed people with disabilities, 36.5% work in management, professional, and related occupations. That is less than the share for employed people without disabilities working these jobs, at 42.7%. […]

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