OPEDA and TARGET Ability Awareness Campaign Kick-OffDate:
Thursday, October 1, 2015 -1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
OPEDA and TARGET Center join in partnership to increase awareness of the abilities of all individuals at USDA and support the Department of Labor’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) 2015 theme: “My Disability Is One Part of Who I Am.” Join us as we welcome Disability Employment Program Manager, Alison Levy discussing Professional Development. The TARGET Center Ability Awareness Campaign Kick-Off will initiate 6 months of inclusive classroom training, technology-focused events, and webinars which aim to provide a better understanding of the value of individuals disabilities in the workforce. The full roster of events will be announced during the event, which will be streamed lived for customers outside the NCR.
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USDA's Women`s Equality Day Celebration – August 25, 2016 >>link
PowerPoint presentation from keynote, Rene Redwood >>link
The USDA held its Women’s Equality Day Event Thursday, August 25, 2016 in the Jefferson Auditorium, Washington DC. With René Redwood, CEO of Redwood Enterprise LLC as the keynote speaker. As a diversity expert and advocate for equity and inclusion she has been featured in Time, Black Enterprise, American Editor, Elle, and Essence magazines for her dynamic work in the public, private, and non-profit workplaces.
Followed by a Women’s Flash Mentoring Event in the Whitten Patio, we were joined by Christie Vilsack, Senior Advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development. Mrs. Vilsack previously served as a secondary school and college educator, former First Lady of Iowa, candidate for Congress, and international spokesperson for USAID Education.