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Monday, January 25 • 15:00 - 15:15
(On-demand session released) Accessible Transition: From the Classroom to Boardroom – 45 minutes

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Understanding the various kinds of diversity that exist in our society and are vital for the transition from the classroom into the workforce. This topic will cover ways on how to optimize students' success, the benefits of building inclusion, and how it would increase your organization's ROI.

Learning Outcomes:
  • How to create accessible space in the classroom
  • Increase the untapped labour market
  • How accessibility and inclusion improves ROI

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Michelle Buckland

Learning Consultant, Accessibility Advisor, Speaker, Embrace
Michelle Buckland is an accessibility advisor with 15 years as a learning and development consultant. She started EMBRACE to help business make their organizations accessible in order to increase their bottom line.
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Shakira Rouse

Creator & Founder, Special Compass
Shakira Rouse is the creator and founder of Special Compass, an organization aimed at helping students with learning disabilities achieve success in and outside the classroom.

Monday January 25, 2021 15:00 - 15:15 EST