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Disability-Led Innovation

Learn how innovators with disabilities contribute their lived experiences to make workplaces more inclusive.

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Read on to learn how AI-enabled hiring tools can promote inclusion in your organization and help you recruit talented individuals from underrepresented groups.

Business strategist Jonathan Kaufman discusses how disability–the dimension of diversity that crosses all others–offers an innovative framework for the future of work to help businesses gain a competitive advantage.

Guidance to help your organization procure and implement inclusive artificial intelligence (AI) hiring technologies.

John Robinson, President and CEO of Our Ability, discusses how harnessing the power of AI technology can improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

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PEAT Broadband Equity Think Tank Report

On July 20, 2023, the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) hosted a virtual Think Tank on Defining Disability Inclusion & Accessibility Technical Assistance (TA) & Resources for State Programs. The Think Tank’s goal was to help states build inclusive State Digital Equity Plans that serve the needs of people with disabilities and members of other covered populations that are named in the Digital Equity Act of 2021 who have historically experienced lower rates of internet and computer usage.

PEAT AI Think Tank Report

Executive Summary   About the Think Tank  On April 17, 2023, the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) hosted a virtual Think Tank on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in hiring. The goal of this Think Tank was to begin creating an Inclusive Hiring Profile (“Profile”) [...]


Acknowledgments The PEAT team would like to thank the following companies[2] for their contributions to this report: Mentra Our Ability Inclusively Eightfold.ai [2] Reference to the four companies and their insights is for informational purposes only to demonstrate best practices. Such reference should not be interpreted as official [...]

Get Started!

Get Started! To attract skilled workers with disabilities, you must understand how AI is used in your hiring tools and ensure that it is used responsibly to make employment decisions. Using AI responsibly can bring new and talented individuals, with and without disabilities, to your organization. [...]

PEAT Talks to the Experts

PEAT Talks to the Experts We spoke with experts from four companies[1] (“Technology Innovators”) that focus on inclusive hiring to help put your organization on the fast track to using AI equitably. Each company is based in the United States and is led by people with disabilities. These [...]

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