|2015 Conference Keynote Speakers|
John Formica, Ex-Disney Guy
"If Disney Ran Your Organization What Would It Look Like. -Secrets to Create a Disney-like Culture in Your Organization Today!"
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Actress, professional standup comedian, and writer. Maysoon received a BA in Acting from Arizona State University and is the co-founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival. Maysoon was a full-time On-Air Contributor to Countdown with Keith Olbermann, and has recently appeared on The Queen Latifah Show and Huffington Post Live. Maysoon is a recurring columnist at The Daily Beast and was a speaker at TEDWomen 2013.
Katherine McCary & Martha Artiles
WORKSHOP: Strategic Partnerships for Disability Inclusion-Ensuring Successful Career Outcomes
The “disconnect” between employers, colleges, universities and students/graduates with disabilities is well documented. Employers report that they have difficulty in recruiting this population, students report that they don't see employers as interested in hiring them and career services and disability series are often not as well connected for many reasons.
Both Higher Education and business are committed to working together to increase successful career outcomes but are often unsure as to effective strategies. Read more about this session and find speaker bios.