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An Advocate for Accessibility

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It’s easy to take for granted how significantly computers, tablets, and mobile devices have changed our jobs and lives — offering nearly instant access to an endless array of tools and information whenever and wherever we need it.

For the 253 million people around the world with visual impairments — of whom 36 million are blind — all that information is sitting there at their fingertips, but without the proper accessibility tools, it might as well be a million miles away.

National Disability Institute, Wells Fargo Release New Financial Education Guides for People With Disabilities

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WASHNGTON, September 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Recognizing that financial education is an important first step to financial stability and independence, National Disability Institute (NDI) and Wells Fargo released 15 quick financial education reference guides and five supplemental guides for people with disabilities.

No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce the ‘2018 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Team

Twelve veterans with disabilities will attempt to summit Mount Whitney Sept. 11
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FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ — No Barriers Warriors and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced the team of 12 veterans with disabilities selected to participate in the 2018 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues expedition.

No Barriers Youth, Wells Fargo Select 20 Teachers for Global Impact Challenge

Second annual competition designed to spark ideas for building a world free of barriers, stereotypes and discrimination
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FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 20, 2018 / 3BL Media/ – No Barriers Youth and Wells Fargo announced the selection of 20 middle and high school educators to serve as project leaders for the second annual Global Impact Challenge, a diversity and inclusion competition designed to spark the best ideas from students for bu

Aramark Named a Top 50 Employer for People With Disabilities

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Aramark has been named a Top 50 employer for their diversity and inclusion efforts for people with disabilities by CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine for the fourth year in a row.

Solutions for All: How One Canadian Bank is Developing Technology to Drive Accessibility

By Shelley White
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As Vice President of Design, Digital Banking, at Scotiabank, Pamela Hilborn is tasked with developing unique technology solutions that can meet the needs of the Bank’s diverse customer base — including those with disabilities.

Pamela Hilborn has always been fascinated by what makes people tick.

It’s a passion that was sparked 25 years ago when she was a student of physical anthropology at the University of Toronto, and carries into her work today as Vice President of Design, Digital Banking, at Scotiabank.

Working With Disabilities

After surgery led to limited strength and mobility in his dominant hand, Lance LaVergne found new ways to adjust and remain productive with help from Wells Fargo's Accommodations Management team.
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It started with a small bump on his right hand that was easy to dismiss, but when Lance LaVergne, a Wells Fargo Enterprise Talent Acquisition Strategy & Practice manager, started to feel tingling sensations radiate down through his little finger, he decided it was time to head to a doctor. After having what he thought was only a benign cyst removed, the precautionary pathology report determined it was, in fact, a myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma (MIFS) — a rare malignant soft tissue sarcoma.

Wells Fargo Volunteer George Baskerville Brings Baseball to Kids With Disabilities

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Wells Fargo volunteer George Baskerville works with The Miracle® League of Richmond to bring baseball to kids with disabilities. (3:30)

Picking Up ‘STEAM’

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When Grayson Fast, a student at Horizon Middle School in Aurora, CO, first started working on a school project aimed at designing an artificial limb for a local military veteran, she knew it would have a significant impact on the recipient’s life – but she didn’t realize it would gain national attention and alter the future of custom prosthetics for people with disabilities.

Voya Financial Chief Communications Officer Paul Gennaro Joins Board of US Business Leadership Network (USBLN)

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August 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Paul Gennaro, senior vice president of Brand and Corporate Communications, and chief communications officer (CCO), has been appointed to the board of directors of the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN). USBLN is a national nonprofit that helps the business community drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace.

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