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Creating and Growing a Disability ERG: Rewards and Challenges

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Forming any organization presents challenges and can result in great rewards. In this article, Disability:IN Connecticut Board member Marc Dupont of Sikorsky describes the experience of starting a Disability ERG at Sikorsky. Disability ERG’s raise the profile of employees with disabilities and can support employees who have disabilities, caregivers of people with disabilities and parents of children…

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Disability:IN Connecticut Board Member Marc Dupont of Sikorsky and His Mentee Share Their Experiences in the Rising Leaders Program

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One of the many benefits of membership in both Disability:IN Connecticut and the USBLN is the opportunity to participate in mentoring programs. The USBLN’s Rising Leader’s program is one such opportunity. The USBLN Rising Leaders Program is accepting applications for mentees. If you are a student or young professional, you can apply by going to…

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Recap of 2017 Disability:IN Connecticut (now Disability:IN Connecticut) Programming

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January 19, 2017 – 3rd Annual Best Practices and Brew (Thomas Hooker Brewery, Bloomfield) Disability:IN Connecticut rang in the New Year by holding its’ 3rd Annual Best Practices and Brew. This was an opportunity to see old friends, meet new friends and drink some great beer while learning best practices for diversifying the workforce to…

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Executive Director Sharon Denson Interviewed on “For the People” Radio Program

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Disability:IN Connecticut (then Disability:IN Connecticut) Executive Director Sharon Denson was interviewed on the radio program “For the People” on Sunday, October 1, 2017 on Connoisseur Media radio stations and on their Podcasts. Sharon, a subject matter expert in diversity and inclusion, spoke about Disability:IN Connecticut, its mission and the subject matter of a recent Disability:IN…

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Recap of 2016 Disability:IN Connecticut (now Disability:IN Connecticut) Programming

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January 5, 2016 – Dr. Edward Goldberg of Eversource Named Vice President of Disability:IN Connecticut The Board of Directors of the Connecticut Business Leadership Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Edward Goldberg as Vice President of the Board of Disability:IN Connecticut. Ed has served on the Disability:IN Connecticut Board for over seven years…

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Recap of 2015 Disability:IN Connecticut (now Disability:IN Connecticut) Programming

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1/14/2015 – Disability:IN Connecticut Announces the Appointment of Sharon Denson as Executive Director What a great start to the year it was. Sharon’s biography can be found on the “Board” page. Click the BOARD link at the top of this page to learn more about Sharon. 2/13/2015 – Tapping into the “Hidden Talent Pool”: Where…

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Recap of 2014 Disability:IN Connecticut (now Disability:IN Connecticut) Programming

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3/24/2014 – Joe Wendover Accepts Disability:IN Connecticut Board Presidency 2014 began on a very positive note with the announcement that Joe Wendover of Walgreens had been elected to the position of Board President for the Connecticut Business Leadership Network (now Disability:IN Connecticut). Joe filled the role previously held by Regina Stankaitis of Travelers. Reggie’s successful…

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Disability:IN Connecticut 2013 Career Fair a Resounding Success

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Disability:IN Connecticut held its annual Employment Conference and Career Fair on Friday, November 8, 2013.  The event brought together over 200 job seekers and twenty four booth holders for an action-packed day of networking and learning. The event took place at Northeast Utilities in Berlin, CT.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank…

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