INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS LEADERSHIP NETWORK
As an affiliate of the USBLN, the mission of the Indianapolis Business Leadership Network (IndyBLN) is to help businesses drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain, and marketplace. IndyBLN partners with local Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapters to provide diversity solutions and training for businesses.
IndyBLN is looking for business leaders and HR professionals who understand that it is what we can do that matters. IndyBLN provides shared tools and resources to build greater workforce diversity and enhance business opportunity.
Our Business Leadership Networks:
Summary of our February 6, 2018 Indy BLN Meeting:
"Your Guide to Disability Inclusion"
Guest Speaker: James Emmett, Corporate Disability Consultant who work with the Poses Family Foundation
Summary of our December 2017 Indy BLN Meeting:
'Your Guide to Disability Inclusion'
Guest Speaker: Meg O'Connell from Poses Family Foundation
Summary of our October 10, 2017 Indy BLN Meeting: “Inclusion Drives Innovation” – National Disability Employment Awareness Month Celebration!
Guest Speaker: Kathy Bernhardt, Managing Director, Tangram Business Resourcing and Chair of the IndyBLN.
Summary of our March 7, 2017 Indy BLN Meeting:
“Connecting Employers with Job Candidates with Disabilities.”
Guest Speakers: Angie Vandersteen and Jonie Fairbanks, from Tangram.
Chair: Kathy Bernhardt
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Vice Chair: Open (applicants welcome!)
Secretary: Betsy Paul
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INBLN Advisor: Susan White
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Indy BLN Meeting, May 8, 2018 at Tangram (breakfast at 7:30am, Program to start at 8:00am). It will be the final (Step 4) in the Roadmap to Disability Inclusion. You don't need to have attended steps 1-3 to benefit from the May 8 discussion! The cost is $10 per person.
SHRM and HRCI credits available
To register or if you have questions, please contact Susan White at (317) 332-8017 or Kathy Bernhardt at (317) 968-9033
Summary of our March 6, 2018 Indy BLN Meeting:
The March 6, 2018 Indy BLN meeting held at Tangram was Step 3 in the Roadmap to Disability Inclusion. Meg O’Connell, of the Poses Family Foundation, led an invigorating discussion on how businesses can find, develop and manage effective relationships with Community Partners. The best partnerships are with providers who understand your business needs. Meg provided great tips on how to communicate needs and ensure they are met. The group shared best practices of their own. The Poses Foundation guide to helping businesses develop their own disability inclusion program is free and available at http://workplaceinitiative.org/ .Participating in the breakfast meeting event were representatives from: