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23 Jul 2020

Building Disability Confidence with a Focus on Hiring Persons with Disabilities

This session is designed to provide an overview through engaging sessions and activities to build employers for success when hiring people with disabilities.

Description

This session is designed to provide an overview through engaging sessions and activities to build employers for success when hiring people with disabilities. With the opportunity to hear from experts and  gain the confidence you need to develop a robust recruitment strategy
 

Key Takeaways

  • Get expert advice on what it means to be an inclusive employer and why it is important
    Building a positive attitude in shaping the culture around the process/initiative
  • Be inspired by the role of Leaders at different phases of hiring
  • Discover what you need to consider when recruiting talent with disabilities

 

Target Audience

  • Senior and Middle level Business Leaders  
  • HR Team
  • D&I Leads
  • Any Other Employees.

Event Speakers

  • Meera Shenoy

    Meera Shenoy

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    CEO & Founder | Youth4Jobs Foundation
  • Sangeetha Raghavendran

    Sangeetha Raghavendran

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    Corporate Trainer and Program Developer

CEO & Founder | Youth4Jobs Foundation

Meera Shenoy

Meera Shenoy is the founder of Youth4Jobs Foundation. She is a pioneer in skilling rural, tribal and youth with disabilities and linking them to employment. She built from scratch a landmark state government skilling mission called Employment Generation and Marketing Mission (EGMM) which worked with rural and tribal youth. Its strategy and scale influenced India’s skilling policy. She then consulted with the World Bank and UN across South Asia in the poverty alleviation projects. She has now chosen to be a Change Maker to skill a more vulnerable section, youth with disabilities. In 7 years,Youth4Jobs has grown to be the largest in India. The first global centre has been set up in Mauritius with the consortium of leading bankers. Meera Shenoy has conducted many leadership sessions to sensitize leaders on diversity and inclusion practices.

Corporate Trainer and Program Developer

Sangeetha Raghavendran

Sangeetha Raghavendran is a Corporate Trainer and Program Developer with experience in providing programs to corporate leaders, managers and employees. She has an International Business Management and Corporate Relations background and has been associated with Youth4Jobs and its mission since 2015.