Fans of the hit A&E docu-series Born this Way know Cristina Sanz as a lovable, fun and family-oriented dancer and romantic. In 2016, Sanz became the first Hispanic woman with a disability as part of an ensemble cast to be on an Emmy award-winning show. Continue reading Born This Way Actress Shatters Disability Stigma
The Disability-Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE) certification is granted to businesses that are at least 51 percent owned, operated, controlled, and managed by a person with a disability. With this certification, disability-owned businesses have increased access to contracts offered by large corporations and market advantages over competitors. Continue reading What is DOBE Certification?
By Larry Mager
Small business ownership gives people with disabilities an exciting opportunity to have more flexibility in their work—wiggle room that is often unavailable through traditional employment. Continue reading Tips for People with Disabilities Starting a Business
Twenty-five-year-old Kenyan engineer and innovator, Roy Allela, has created a set of gloves that will ultimately allow better communication between those who are deaf and those who are hearing yet may not necessarily know sign language. Continue reading Meet The Kenyan Engineer Who Created Gloves That Turn Sign Language Into Audible Speech
Apple will introduce disability-themed emojis in a move designed to “bring even more diversity to the keyboard. Continue reading Apple unveils disability-themed emojis in push for greater diversity
The Student of Vision Abie Award honors young women dedicated to creating a future where the people who imagine and build technology mirror the people and societies for which they build. This year’s winner is Georgia Tech student Jhillika Kumar. Continue reading Meet Grace Hopper Celebration 2019’s Honoree Jhillika Kumar
By Jaeson Parsons
Sunday Parker’s experiences with a mobility-based disability since birth has given her unique insight into the struggles that those with disabilities face. We wanted to get a better understanding of Sunday’s career journey as well as her insight into the creation and success of Abilityforce at Salesforce. Continue reading Stronger Together: Salesforce, Abilityforce & Sunday Parker
Instead of allowing his disability to inhibit him, Ryan Niemiller from America’s Got Talent capitalized on it. Continue reading Ryan Niemiller From ‘America’s Got Talent’ Is Spreading Disability Awareness With His Comedy
You’re never too old to play with Barbie—especially when you’ve been waiting 37 years for one you can see yourself in. Continue reading This Woman’s 37-Year Wait For A Barbie That Looks Like Her Is Finally Over
The ISABLED Virtual Career Fair platform makes it easier to connect recruiters from leading companies and high-impact professionals with disabilities. They are are a fun and easy way to connect recruiters and job seekers with disabilities. There are currently more jobs in the U.S than available workers to fill them, and companies are forced to explore more options to find talent to hire to help them grow their business.