On December 15th, Disability Lead announced its class of 16 Fellows for our 2023 Institute! These accomplished leaders represent a diverse group of professionals across Chicago’s nonprofit, corporate, public, and small business sectors.In addition, three new individuals were welcomed to the Network as Members growing our Network to over 200 diverse leaders with disabilities.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and for once in a long time, the state of disability employment is hopeful.
On August 25, Disability Lead’s Board of Directors elected and welcomed two new members: Azeema Akram and Natae Eaves.
A summary of connections and activities from quarter 1 and quarter 2 of 2022 at Disability Lead.
A brief summary of Emily's recognition for the Field and MacArthur Foundations name Emily Blum a 2022 Leader for a New Chicago. An award that empowers disability work in Chicago.
A seasoned leader with a disability, Ann works at the American Medical Association as the Head of Organization Development and Learning. Her deep expertise in management coaching and development, team effectiveness, training development and delivery, large-scale change, and mergers and integration will serve Disability Lead well as the organization continues to evolve and grow.