Nimble News 6th October 2022
2022 Annual General Meeting and Forum - Speakers Announced
This year, we are combining our AGM with a Forum: Disability Confidence for your Workplace. Hear lived experience and gain knowledge of the pathways and benefits to employing people with disabilities. The talk will be followed by sunset drinks, canapes and networking at the beautiful Aloft Perth, Rooftop Ballroom and Terrace.
Susan Male, Board Member Disability Assembly WA (DAWA). Susan represents an organisation striving to be a collective voice for all people with a disability in WA. Susan will paint a picture of the range of people she represents; the skills they offer to employers and the valuable role they can play in the workplace.
Erin Marshall JP, Board Member DAWA. Erin will be providing a personal insight into participating in the workforce as someone with a disability. Explaining what worked and didn't work for her.
Gaelen Williams, Project Manager, APM Communities. Gaelen will discuss the support services and incentives that are available to employers and what employers can do to be more inclusive in their workforce
Attendees will learn more about the disabled community and come away with practical solutions to increase the diversity of their workforce.
This program is being supported by Disability Assembly WA.
Details: Tuesday 11th October 2022, 3.30-7.30pm at Aloft Perth.
Includes welcome tea and coffee, followed by canapes and beverages after the meeting.
Last few tickets available: CLICK HERE NOW TO BOOK YOUR FREE PLACE!
Enquiries: (08) 9361 2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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