Disability Mentoring Day

DMD promotes career development for students and job seekers with disabilities through job shadowing and hands on career exploration. Bender Consulting Services is proud to continue partnering with Bender Leadership Academy and the American Association of People with Disabilities, to sponsor Disability Mentoring Day in the Pittsburgh area.

Bender Virtual Career Fair

The Bender Virtual Career Fair provides an opportunity for employers and job seekers with disabilities to connect online and network from the convenience of their homes or offices. For employers seeking to expand their talent pool of individuals with disabilities as a part of their diversity and Section 503 compliance outreach initiatives, the Bender Virtual

Joyce speaking at WIB – Women in Bio Conference

Virtual

Women In Bio - Engage. Educate. Empower. Have you registered for our upcoming WIB-National Webinar? On January 27, we will be offering best practices related to hiring people with disabilities and why that is important. Our Fireside Chat will be led by Laura Randa with Shakti H. and Dr. Scott Mellis sharing their work on

Mary Brougher to be Honored at Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Induction Ceremony

Virtual

Have you registered for the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, March 30th? The Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame was established on the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Named after Susan M. Daniels, disability advocate, policy maker, and devoted mentor, inductees are selected

JDRF Gala – Deborah L. Rice-Johnson, President and Chief Growth Officer for Highmark, Inc. to be honored at the 30th Anniversary JDRF Promise Gala.

Over 100 adults and children are diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) per day. The Western & Central Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF is a part of a global organization that funds T1D research and advocacy. On April 9th they will Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the JDRF Promise Gala. This black-tie event includes cocktails, live

Disability and Mental Health Summit – Joyce Bender to present at Representative Dan Miller’s annual Disability and Mental Health Summit.

Join Joyce Bender at the 9th Annual Disability and Mental Health Summit to discuss Mental Wellness and Advocacy for Youth with Disabilities. The summit will kick-off with a message from keynote speaker, Michael Gamel-McCormick, Disability Policy Director for Senator Bob Casey, who will provide an update on federal disability policy. Joyce will speak from 12:15-1:15

AAPD Virtual Gala -David Holmberg, President, and CEO of Highmark Health to be honored at AAPD’s 2022 Leadership Awards Gala.

Virtual

Join the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) for their Leadership Awards Gala, featuring host, Jane Pauley, from CBS Sunday News. This gala represents the joint efforts of the disability community and business and government leadership to progress disability rights. The event will celebrate the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act and honor

Mardi Gras – Audrey Russo, President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Technology Council, to be crowned King of the Mardi Gras.

Join the Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA (EAWCP) in congratulating Audrey Russo, the 2022 King of the Mardi Gras. Since 2007, she has served the technology business sector for southwestern PA as President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Technology Council, the oldest (1983) and largest technology trade association. Prior EAWCP Mardi Gras Kings

25th Anniversary Celebration of the FDR Memorial.

Join the FDR Memorial Legacy Committee in celebration of the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Memorial. FDR served as the 32nd President of the United States and served for an unprecedented 12 years in office. He is known for guiding the United States out of the Great Depression and through World

Support children and youth experiencing homelessness at the 2022 Champions for Children Garden Party.

Join the Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF) at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in honoring local Champion, A Plus Schools, for their commitment to improving the lives of children in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The gala raises essential funds to support HCEF programming and further their mission to advance education of children and youth experiencing homelessness in

Epilepsy Association Walk – Join Team Bender as We #WalkRunForOne.

Each year Bender Consulting Services supports the Pittsburgh Family Fun Run/Walk for Epilepsy  and the Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA (EAWCP). This year marks the 34th Family Fun Run/Walk and Bender has been there since the beginning. The event festivities will include mascots, local radio and television personalities, and a tailgate party following