In conversation with Yves Veulliet, Associate Worldwide for bdi, on disability confidence and looking people in the eye

In conversation with Yves Veulliet, Associate Worldwide for bdi, on disability confidence and looking people in the eye Yves, along with personal experience of living with a disability you have a senior mandate to increase the inclusion and employment of people with disabilities at work, tell me a little about your current [...]

2016-12-01T15:21:26+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Disability confidence, Equality, Global disability|

Learning Directly From Disabled People webinar

Learning Directly from Disabled People Webinar business disability international and the ILO Business and Disability Network take pleasure in inviting you to join our free one hour webinar, kindly hosted by EY, to mark the release of bdi’s inaugural publication, ‘Learning directly from disabled people’. Chaired by the author of [...]

2016-11-16T09:07:18+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Collaborations, Equality, Global disability|

It’s available! bdi’s publication – how and why we should ‘learn directly from disabled people’.

How and why we should ‘learn directly from disabled people’. Yesterday afternoon a group of motivated and experienced professionals from several well-known global organisations gathered to be part of an interactive, round-table workshop about ‘Learning directly from disabled people.’ The workshop, ably lead by Kate Nash OBE, who is [...]

2016-11-16T09:07:18+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Collaborations, Equality, Global disability|

How and why should we ‘learn directly from disabled people?’

How and why should we ‘learn directly from disabled people?’ At least 15% of the world’s population, over 1 billion people, remain disadvantaged by deep-rooted, antiquated stereotypes about disabled people. These stereotypes and assumptions will only be transformed by learning directly from, and building relationships with, disabled people. Directly. [...]

2016-11-16T09:07:18+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Collaborations, Equality, Global disability|

When is Equality not Equality

When is Equality not Equality? Some of you will have seen this graphic, (it’s been used online many times*) but it has not yet been explored from the perspective of disability. If we stick with the analogy, disability specific barriers must be removed if people with disabilities are to be [...]

2016-11-16T09:07:18+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Equality|