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Human Potential at Work

"Featuring Jeff Wissel, Senior Accessibility Consultant - Fidelity Investments

#171: Finding Your Inner Voice – The Power of Employee Resource Groups

Jeff Wissel, Co-Lead of the Fidelity Office of Customer Accessibility at Fidelity Investments, joins the program to discuss the impact that Fidelity Enable Employee Resource Group has had for helping employees with disabilities to find their inner voice. He also shares takeaways and lessons learned from his experiences so far.     This episode was recorded live on Facebook, captioned… Continue Reading #171: Finding Your Inner Voice – The Power of Employee Resource Groups

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HPAW Episode 170, with Frances West, Founder, Author, Public Speaker, Corporate/Startup Strategy Advisor, Former IBM Chief Accessibility Officer

#170: Human-Centric Technology, with Frances West

This episode features an interview with Frances West, an internationally recognized thought leader, keynote speaker, strategy advisor and women-in-technology executive. Discover what it takes to integrate technology and humanity.     This episode was recorded live on Facebook, captioned and streamed on facebook www.facebook.com/debraruh or in the embedded version below. https://www.facebook.com/debraruh/videos/471848666694297/   To get the book “Inclusion Branding” visit https://amzn.to/2GKV0sj Transcript… Continue Reading #170: Human-Centric Technology, with Frances West

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HPAW Episode 169, with Neil Milliken, Head of Accessibility & Digital Inclusion and member of the Scientific Community

#169: Why We Should Treat Accessibility Like Pollution

Neil Milliken, Global Head of Accessibility for Atos, and co-founder of AXSChat, joins the program to discuss the social and economic cost of failing to make products and services accessible to persons with disabilities. He also reveals why we should treat a lack of accessibility like pollution, and what that would mean for companies.     This episode was recorded… Continue Reading #169: Why We Should Treat Accessibility Like Pollution

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Episode 168 Show Flyer: Making a Legislative Impact- with Ruh Global Impact COO Richard J. Streitz

#168: Making a Legislative Impact- with Ruh Global Impact COO Richard J. Streitz

Ruh Global Impact COO Richard Streitz joins the program to discuss the successful efforts to delay CA bill AB1395, a bill regarding the collection of information from smart speaker devices. There was concern that the bill would potentially have a negative impact on people with disabilities and that further study was needed before potentially passing the bill.     This… Continue Reading #168: Making a Legislative Impact- with Ruh Global Impact COO Richard J. Streitz

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Episode 167 Show Flyer: Virtual Relationships- Are they Real? Featuring Doug Foresta

#167: Virtual Relationships- Are they Real?

Debra is joined by her producer Doug Foresta as they discuss virtual relationships, and the pros and cons of connecting with others online. Listen in as Doug and Debra share their thoughts on whether virtual relationships are “real”.     This episode was recorded live on Facebook, captioned and streamed on facebook www.facebook.com/debraruh or in the embedded version below.  … Continue Reading #167: Virtual Relationships- Are they Real?

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