2021 Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference

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The inaugural New Zealand Employers’ Network ‘Disability Inclusive Pathways’ 2021 Conference offered delegates an exceptional opportunity to connect with other organisations committed to improving disability career and inclusion outcomes. Hearing from leading disability experts, experienced practitioners and people with lived experience, including inspiring international and local speakers, including –

  • Paula Tesoriero MNZM – Disability Rights Commissioner for the Human Rights Commission
  • Christopher Patnoe – Head of Accessibility Programs and Disability Inclusion for Google
  • Brendan Roach – Director of Strategy and Networkology for PurpleSpace
  • Callum McKirdy – Speaker, Author, Mentor and Facilitator specialising in workplace dynamics and behaviour – CallumMcKirdy.com
  • Suzanne Colbert – Past Chief Executive of the Australian Network on Disability
  • Phil O’Reilly ONZM – Managing Director of Iron Duke Partners. Global business leader and advocate. Past Chair of the Board of Business at OECD. Past Chief Executive of BusinessNZ
  • Julie Woods – ‘That Blind Woman’, Inspirational Speaker and Coach
  • Selwyn Cook – Disability Employment Facilitator
Callum McKirdy presenting at the 2021 NZDEN Disability Pathways Conference
Callum McKirdy presenting on 'Harnessing the Power of Neurodiversity in our Workplaces' at the 2021 NZDEN Disability Pathways Conference
Conference room with delegates at tables with speaker Julie Woods on the stage
Speaker Julie Woods on the stage at the 2021 Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference.