Facebook LiveCelebrate National Disabilities Awareness Month (#NDEAM)with the U.S. Department of StateOctober 14, 2021 – 1:00pm-1:30pm ET

Facebook Live
Celebrate National Disabilities Awareness Month (#NDEAM)
with the U.S. Department of State
October 14, 2021 – 1:00pm-1:30pm ET

Join our recruitment team to learn more about the Department’s opportunities for individuals with disabilities and how​ our​ organization supports them. We encourage​ you​ to join​ the​ NDEAM​ Facebook Live where we will​ feature​ Foreign Service and Civil Service professionals with disabilities,​ who will share how they​ contribute​ their​ unique skills and experiences to advancing U.S. diplomacy.

The​ 30-minute​ session will include:​

  • Opening remarks from Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, the Department’s​ first​ Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer​
  • Panel discussion with two Department employees with disabilities.​ The panelists will discuss their experiences with the Department as individuals with disabilities, and how their disabilities have shaped and influenced their careers.​ ​ ​
  • Chat room with subject-matter experts who will share useful information on accommodations, accessibility, equity, and special hiring authorities for individuals with disabilities.​

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is held each October to​ celebrate​ the many and varied contributions of​ individuals​ with disabilities to the nation’s workplaces and economy.​ The U.S. Department of State embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and is committed to building, strengthening, and supporting a workforce that fully represents America.​

President Biden and SecretaryBlinkenhave expressed an unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, and the State Department is committed to building a workforce that reflects America’s diversity – including employees with disabilities.

Please RSVP using the link below.

We look forward to seeing you there!​​RSVP​​​​​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Unsubscribe | Subscriber Preferences | Privacy Policy​​U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.​

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