Disability Inclusion in Talent Acquisition
Destigmatized: Visible and invisible Disabilities and Neurodivergence
Description: If your disability inclusion when it comes to hiring is limited to a short paragraph at the end of your job descriptions, this is the talk for you. In this session, Richard Lui, anchor and journalist at NBC News/MSNBC and PowerToFly’s Resident DEIB Fellow, sits down with Tonya Barber, Director, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at UnitedHealth Group, to chat about best practices for disability inclusion during the recruitment process.
Tonya BarberBridget Finkeldey
Senior leader partnering across UnitedHealth Group (UHG) to drive restless & relentless growth by developing strategies to attract, retain, and support diverse programs and talent.
Tonya has 20+ years of experience in human capital across health care sectors including medical device, biotech, health insurance and health administration. She has held leadership positions at Allina Health, SAIC, and Medtronic overseeing: Talent Acquisition, Workforce capacity planning, Clinical student experiences, Early careers, DE&I, Employment branding, Diversity communications and Strategic diversity initiatives
At Allina Health, she served as the chair of Allina’s Women’s ERG Leadership Committee, was a member of the CEO DE&I Roundtable and is a board member for the Anoka County Workforce Development Board.
In addition, throughout her career she continues to engage in developing career exploration programs designed to recruit diverse talent and advance behaviors that embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion at all levels and abilities.
Richard LuiBridget Finkeldey
Author Richard Lui is a veteran and award-winning journalist with more than 30 years in television, film, technology, and business. Currently, at MSNBC and previously with CNN Worldwide, he is the first Asian American man to anchor a daily national cable news program, and a team Emmy and Peabody winner. He is the author of the bestselling and award-winning book "Enough About Me: The Unexpected Power of Selflessness" from HarperCollins/Zondervan. In addition, Richard’s 15-year business career involves a fintech patent and launching six tech brands over three business cycles. Richard has lived, worked, and volunteered on every continent. Learn more at www.richardlui.com
Talks about: disability, hiring, public figures