DIAN Decade Thought Leadership Podcast Series features a number of leading D&I experts that we have worked with over the years with Asian market knowledge. Each podcast will address a different topic, depending on the expertise of the featured expert.
Mental Health, Disability and The Invisible 9%
Disability in Asia, in particular issues around mental health, is emerging as a key focus area for employers. In this episode, Nadine Vogel, founder and CEO of Springboard Consulting, a global organisation that aims to successfully mainstream disability in a global workforce, workplace and marketplace and well known for the Disability Matters Conference & Awards. We also learn more about how disability particularly in Asia, has evolved over the years.
CEO, Springboard Consulting LLC
Nadine Vogel is Founder and President of Springboard Consulting LLC. Springboard collaborates with multinational corporations, Federal governments and national agencies around the world on initiatives to successfully mainstream disability in the global workforce, workplace and marketplace. Springboard also produces the Disability Matters Awards Banquet and Conference which takes place in North America, Asia and Europe and honours those firms that are making great strides in supporting this segment of the population, now the largest minority segment in the world, through diversity, work-life, human resource and marketing/branding initiatives. Prior to founding Springboard, Nadine held a variety of executive positions in both Corporate America and the non-profit sectors. Nadine is the author of DIVE IN, Springboard into the Profitability, Productivity and Potential of the Special Needs Workforce, a highly acclaimed must-read business book. She is a regular contributor to Profiles in Diversity Journal, has authored articles for many other professional, industry and consumer publications and has appeared on TV often. Nadine is also recognised as a powerful informational, motivational and inspirational speaker who is recognised for her civic and professional activities and has received numerous awards and accolades. She resides in New Jersey, in the United States, with her husband and two daughters, both of whom have special needs.
We are grateful to Sean Gu from AudioLabHK for their production support.