Future of Work Podcast

Podcast: Increasing the Talent Pool by Delivering Equitable Access to the Internet and Technology

Oneisha Freeman, Digital Connectivity Manager at the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA) and Nikhil Deshpande, Chief Digital Officer for the State of Georgia, share why access to high-speed, reliable internet is critical and how you can make inclusion and accessibility a core part of your organizational culture. Oneisha and Nikhil also discuss how the Georgia Technology Authority [...]

2023-10-24T19:37:03+00:00Published: September 21st, 2023|Tags: |

Podcast: Spotlight on Neurodiversity & ADHD in the Workplace: Creating Opportunities and Building Communities

Margaux Joffe, Global Neurodiversity Advocate and Founder of Kaleidoscope Society, discusses attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), neurodiversity, and what workers can do to empower themselves in their jobs and beyond. Margaux also shares ways workplaces can enhance inclusion for all employees and lists digital tools she finds useful as an entrepreneur. […]

2023-08-29T17:30:42+00:00Published: July 27th, 2023|Tags: |

Podcast: Ethics, Equity, & Inclusion in Emerging Technologies

Noble Ackerson, Director of Product for AIML with Ventera Corporation and President of the CyberXR Coalition, discusses the need for diverse and inclusive extended reality (XR) and shares his perspective on artificial intelligence (AI) ethics. He also gives guidance on AI-enabled hiring tools and bias mitigation. […]

Podcast: Bringing Authentic Inclusion into Today’s Digital & Physical Workplaces

Zariah Cameron, Equity Centered UX strategist at Ally, shares how critical it is to embrace authentic inclusion in all aspects of work. She discusses how you can make your digital and physical workplaces more inclusive and more equitable by paying attention to the details such as inclusive alt text, mental health programs, and more. [...]

Podcast: How You Can Support Employees with Invisible Disabilities

Albert Kim, Accessibility Consultant, Trainer, and Founder of Accessibility Next Gen, discusses the challenges workers with invisible disabilities face and shares his own lived experience. He gives tips for employers who want to make sure their organizations are inviting and inclusive for people whether or not they wish to disclose their disability. […]

Podcast: NDEAM & LGBTQ+ History Month – A Conversation on Intersectional Identities at Work

Bill Curtis-Davidson, PEAT’s Co-director, and Chris Wood, Executive Director and Co-Founder of LGBT Tech and Chair of the FCC Communications Equity and Diversity Council share personal experiences and insights to mark National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and LGBTQ+ History Month. Bill and Chris talk about the importance of digital equity, share tips for [...]

Podcast: Attract Top Talent with Inclusive Hiring Practices

Meryl Evans, accessibility expert and LinkedIn Top Voice in Disability Advocacy 2022, discusses the top small steps that hiring managers can take to impact inclusion in talent acquisition. Companies often miss opportunities to hire skilled workers because of barriers in the hiring process. Sharing her own experiences as a person who is deaf, Meryl offers tangible [...]

Podcast: A Personal Story of Long COVID & Disability Disclosure

Pam Bingham, Senior Program Manager for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Tech team at Intuit, shares her personal story of navigating long COVID symptoms at work. She also gives thoughtful tips on how HR leaders can support employees with disabilities from underrepresented groups and shares advice for anyone experiencing long COVID in the workplace. [...]

2023-04-21T15:53:55+00:00Published: June 23rd, 2022|Tags: , , |

Creating a Truly Inclusive Workplace: A Conversation Between Colleagues with Disabilities

Four colleagues at Wheelhouse Group, who lead the PIA & PEAT initiatives as prime contractors, come together to discuss their personal experiences as employees with disabilities. Based on their lived experiences as individuals with mental health disabilities, visual impairment and substance use disorder, they offer their advice on what employers and fellow team members can do [...]