Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m. ET
Location: Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel, 999 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

The Harkin Institute’s panel discussion on the role of higher education in maximizing participation in integrated, competitive employment for people with disabilities. Panelists will discuss what higher education can do to both prepare students for employment as well as assist business and industry in supporting and encouraging disabled employees. This panel is designed to serve as a pre-conference session to the Harkin International Disability Employment Summit being held November 15-16 at the same location.

Panelists include:

  • Maegan Shanks, Program Assistant, International Develop MA Program, Gallaudet University
  • Wendy A. Coduti, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education, Penn State University
  • Kathryn Johnson, Director, Confucius Institute, St. Cloud State University
  • Tara Cunningham, Chief Executive Officer, Specialisterne USA
  • Dr. Li Zhiyao, President, Changchun University in Changchun, Jilin Province, China

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