Article Highlights Hassan Waddimba’s Inclusive Employment Expertise


Hassan Waddimba is a graduate of the Spring 2018 cohort of PFP-IDE fellows. He spent his fellowship under the supervision of Dr Megan Peters at the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics section of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and was selected to participate in the outbound program. His project seeks to collect sample research … Continue reading Article Highlights Hassan Waddimba’s Inclusive Employment Expertise

‘THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVANTAGE: Why Businesses Should Care About Inclusive Design’


Global Inclusion & Diversity Enablement Programs recently released their second leadership thought piece on accessibility. Titled ‘The Accessibility Advantage: Why Businesses Should Care About Inclusive Design’, this paper succeeds the first thought piece, ‘Amplify You: How Technology Can Help Bridge the Digital Divide.’ The aim of this report is to help ‘move the digital accessibility … Continue reading ‘THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVANTAGE: Why Businesses Should Care About Inclusive Design’

ADA Program Case Studies Highlight Past Fellows’ Inclusive Education Projects


The ADA International Fellowship Program ran for two cohorts (Spring and Fall of 2017) prior to the conception of the Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment. This fellowship program honored Senators Robert Dole’s and Thomas Harkin’s work in disability rights, education, and inclusion through sponsorship of fellows from Kenya, Tanzania, Brazil, and Peru in … Continue reading ADA Program Case Studies Highlight Past Fellows’ Inclusive Education Projects

Report proves correlation between inclusive and successful business models


The entire PFP-IDE team is thrilled to share a groundbreaking report from Accenture, in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities: “Getting To Equal: The Disability Inclusion Advantage.” This report confirms how disability inclusion can raise your bottom line. In fact, companies that invest in disability inclusion outperform their peers. Please … Continue reading Report proves correlation between inclusive and successful business models

Victoria Lihiru reflects on Spring 2018 Fellowship


Returning to Tanzania, Victoria Lihiru (Spring 2018 cohort), spent a lot of time reflecting on her fellowship experience. After spending five weeks at the Vermont UCEDD in Burlington, she had gained extensive knowledge on United States disability policy, practice, and legislation. In response to the experience, the comparisons, and the best practices gained, Victoria wrote … Continue reading Victoria Lihiru reflects on Spring 2018 Fellowship