[Nfbnet-members-list] Reminder: Diversity and Inclusion Open meeting March 8th 8:00-10:00 ET

s.colin.wong at gmail.com s.colin.wong at gmail.com
Sun Mar 7 23:42:18 UTC 2021

Hello all,


    This is a reminder email about the  Diversity and Inclusion committee
open meeting taking place on March 8th. It will be between 8-10 Eastern
time. The agenda and zoom information is below. Closed captioning will be





8:00 p <x-apple-data-detectors://1> m ET - Welcome and Opening Remarks |
Shawn Calloway, Co-Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

8 <x-apple-data-detectors://3> :05 pm - The Commitment to Proactively
Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion | Mark Riccobono, President, National
Federation of the Blind

8 <x-apple-data-detectors://5> :15 pm - Introduction from Our New Talent
Hire Coordinator | Janice Glenn Kershaw

8:20 pm - Highlighting Our Collective Efforts 

Moderator: Colin Wong, Co-Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee with
participation from

Deaf/Blind Division, LGBTQAI+ Group, African-American Group, Latin X, Asian
and Pacific Islander group, and middle East and North Africa (MENA) group 

Description: Facilitated Panel with each working group introducing
themselves and then highlighting upcoming events. 

9:00 pm - Open 'chat with host' functionality to field specific questions
from attendees.

9 <x-apple-data-detectors://9> :15 pm - Update from Our Survivor Task Force
| Daphne Mitchell, Member, Survivor Task Force

9 <x-apple-data-detectors://11> :25 pm - Capturing Our Authentic Experiences
in Writing | Gary Wunder, Editor, Braille Monitor

9 <x-apple-data-detectors://13> :30 pm - Open Forum for Q/A

10:00  <x-apple-data-detectors://14> pm - Adjourn




Topic: Diversity and inclusion open call 

Time: Mar 8, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 


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Respectfully submitted,

National Diversity and Inclusion Committee

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