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USBLN Accelerating Access for Disability-Owned Businesses

  • Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center 2121 Crystal Drive #100 Arlington, VA 22202 (map)

Expanding A Culture of Disability Inclusion with Supplier Diversity: Raising the Bar

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The Fourth Annual Supplier Diversity Symposium
in Partnership with the USBLN® features two segments.  

Keynote Speaker Dr. Fred McKinney, Managing Director for MBE Programs, Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth will share his thoughts regarding barriers to entry for disability-owned businesses and creative and innovative strategies that can be deployed to accelerate the participation and growth of these suppliers in today’s marketplace. 

Following Dr. McKinney’s presentation, is a Share Forum” to discuss the three top challenges faced by Supplier Diversity Professionals and Human Resources Professionals as they seek to recruit/retain disability-owned businesses and service-disabled veteran owned businesses into their supply chains and recruit/talent with disabilities to their organizations. The discussion will include how to best include Diversity Inclusion in all areas of the organization. 

Earlier Event: November 8
WBCS Power to Potential - TX