DiversityComm, Inc. Adds “DOBE” to List of Minority Business Certifications

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Irvine, September 26, 2017 – DiversityComm, Inc. (DCI), the publisher of six diversity-inclusion focused magazines—Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN’S Magazine, Diversity in STEAM, U.S. Veterans Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine—is known for its signature celebrity, advocacy-focused cover stories. Now DCI demonstrates its commitment to inclusion by announcing that, along with its WBENC certification, it is now certified by the USBLN as a DOBE (disability-owned business enterprise).

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UMBC robotics student invents help for those with disabilities like hers

Kavita Krishnaswamy had labored through a decade of coursework in math and computer sciences to achieve a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. The University of Maryland, Baltimore County graduate student had invented robotic devices that are discussed around the world. She’d spent three years narrowing the focus of her doctoral dissertation. Continue reading UMBC robotics student invents help for those with disabilities like hers

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Walgreens Earns Best Place to Work for Disability Equality Index

Walgreens received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to disability inclusion and workplace equality, administered by the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). This marks the first year Walgreens has earned a perfect score from the DEI index, which is now in its third year. Continue reading Walgreens Earns Best Place to Work for Disability Equality Index

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AS&F Foundation Donates $5 Million to Braille Institute of America to Advance Free Low Vision Programs

The AS&F Foundation awarded $5 million to Braille Institute of America, Inc. (BIA) early last month. The gift represents the largest single donation ever awarded to BIA by a foundation. The $5 million gift will play a substantial role in helping BIA transform and sustain its vital Low Vision Program.
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