Disability 101 Webinar 5/28/2015 8:30am-10am

Due to high interest and a sold out event, we are having a second event on May 28. Please use this link to register for the event. Limited space available.


Disability 101 Webinar

Understanding Disability in the Workplace

May 28, 2015

8:30 – 10:00 am PST

                                  1.50 HRCI and SHRM CP pre-approved!

Since March 2014, federal contractors have been diligently working to meet the new OFCCP requirements of Section 503. While ATS, HRIS and self disclosure documentation has been top of mind, a major concern is how best to get traction towards the 7% hiring goals. What strategies do employers need to be successful in their journey to create a disability confident workplace?

  • ·        Disability 101 Overview: Business, Compliance and Community
  • ·        Basic Disability Etiquette and Language
  • ·        Robust Community Engagement and Talent Pipelines
  • ·        Address Myths and Fears of HR and Hiring Managers
  • ·        Self ID and Self Disclosure
  • ·        Robust Community Engagement and Talent Pipelines
  • ·        Resources for Success



The Hon. Katherine McCary, President

Katherine founded C5 Consulting, LLC, a certified woman owned, disability owned consulting firm, in 2011 after 22 years at SunTrust Bank, Inc. as its Chief Disability Officer. Katherine was the founding chair of the US Business Leadership Network, She was appointed by President Bush in 2008 to serve on the National Council on Disability and is a member of the Office of Disability Employment Policy’s Circle of Champions. She is a nationally recognized speaker, a SHRM certified Diversity Trainer and an ADA Leadership Network Trainer. Katherine is an individual with a disability, caregiver and parent of adult children with disabilities. She is a nationally recognized speaker, a SHRM certified Diversity Trainer and an ADA Leadership Network Trainer. She serves, on behalf of C5, as the CEO and Executive Director of the DC Metro BLN which won the USBLN® 2012 Affiliate of the Year Award.


Martha Artiles, Executive Vice President

As a bicultural executive, Martha brings a unique combination of human resources, engineering and community experience from her 30-year career with corporations including ManpowerGroup, where she developed and executed their global diversity strategy and Project Ability. Project Ability (now called Access2Ability), a client focused initiative, connects talent with a disability with business needs across the United States. Her contributions to corporate disability leadership resulted in many awards, including the US DOL Secretary’s 2002 New Freedom Initiative Award.

She served on the Board of Directors for US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®), the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), WEConnect Canada, and the Executive Board of the Silicon Valley National Society of Hispanic MBAs. She is a founding member of the Conference Board’s Workforce Diversity Council and the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Agenda Council. Martha serves as co-Executive Director of the Silicon Valley BLN. Martha is an individual with a disability and a parent of an adult child with disabilities.


Sue Werber, Senior Director, C5 Consulting, LLC

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