Thursday-Friday, November 2-3
The Harkin Summit convenes high-level representatives and grassroots implementers from around the world - all working to increase the employment of people with disabilities. This running blog is your resource for the latest information from the summit. Check back often!
SUMMIT ARTICLE: Employees with disabilities play a key role at Microsoft
"How do you talk and build accessible products if you don’t have disability in the fabric of your culture?"
- Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft
“Fully including all people – regardless of their personal circumstances – is critical to the strength of our people and our society, and I am proud to represent a state that has a long history and tradition of inclusiveness.”
"It is my hope and my dream that we can double the labor force participation rate of people with disabilities in the US and around the world in the next 10 years."