Security officials from various countries, including USA, UK, Japan and other countries are participating in the two-day NBDC
How to welcome people with disabilities not only as employees, but also as consumers, is a burning question for NBDC
members, says Tishman.
also revealed there have been 20 recorded sightings of Muntjac deer - they cause less economic damage than other deer but can cause problems where the numbers are high.
commented, "we are very pleased to have been selected by NBDC to be involved in a project as important as this one.
NBDC is an affiliate of the National Center for Disability Services, an internationally renowned organization promoting the interests of people with disabilities through education, research and employment.
We are truly honored to receive this second NBDC award which recognizes the MetDESK commitment to providing accessible resources and services to the special needs community.
The NBDC is the leading national resource for the successful integration of persons with disabilities into the workforce and consumer marketplace.
For 22 years, the NBDC
has been the leader in promoting the training and placing of people with disabilities into rewarding jobs while raising the business community's awareness that people with disabilities represent a tremendous untapped pool of talented labor," said Edmund L.
Businesses in virtually every industry -- the technology industry not excepted -- are struggling today to find enough qualified applicants to fill open jobs," Gates said during his keynote speech to the NBDC annual CEO conference.
Able to Work, led by Executive Director Francine Tishman and managed on an ongoing basis by NBDC, will undertake two main initiatives during its first year.
What: Microsoft and NBDC to announce new employment initiative for people with disabilities
Francine Tishman, executive director, NBDC and Able to Work