Written by Bianca Baldo Part 3 – Best practices and recommendations for working with employees and leaders with disabilities. Starting your journey towards the inclusion of persons with disabilities requires leadership, reflection, investment, and humility. Many employers still struggle with how to offer meaningful support to employees and leaders with disabilities. An important first step … Read more

Written by Bianca Baldo Part 2 – Landscape and consequences, exploring Ableism in employment. Using an intersectional perspective to explore diversity in disability The UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities defines a person with a disability as having “long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder full … Read more

Written by Bianca Baldo Often overlooked, undervalued, and stereotyped, people with disabilities have important contributions to make in the workplace, offering diversity in perspectives and unique problem-solving abilities. In this three-part series, we seek to engage in conversations that reflect current employment trends and practices that exclude employees and leaders with disabilities from fully benefiting … Read more

Written by Bianca Baldo All things change, and we change with them – this Chinese Proverb rings true for me in a post-COVID-19 work environment. In recent times, our definition of work and working conditions has shifted to adjust to the new reality of social distance and workplace safety. It has blurred the lines between work and private spaces, highlighting new opportunities, challenges, and … Read more

Written by Bianca Baldo Defining GBA+, Intersectionality and Identity Factors. GBA+ is an analytical tool used to measure how diverse groups of women, men, and non-binary people may experience your policies, programs, services, and products differently. It takes into consideration the intersectional nature of identity and how factors such as age, culture, disability, ethnicity, class, … Read more