Disability:IN Wisconsin Inclusion Award
The Derek Smith Leadership Award for Disability Inclusion recognizes an individual who has developed or influenced business disability employment programs and/or services that resulted in measurable, significant and positive outcomes, dramatically improving disability employment opportunities.
The winner must be prepared to accept the award that will be presented at a reception at a special ceremony during the 2023 Disability:IN Wisconsin Summit, held at American Family.
- Nominee needs to be a senior level role within an organization
- The nominee must be an individual from the Wisconsin business or from the non-profit or government sectors, whose activities exemplify dynamic leadership in the area of corporate disability inclusive employment policies, programs, practices and/or services.
- The nominee must have developed or influenced the development of significant business disability inclusive employment programs and/or services that resulted in measurable, tangible and positive outcomes that dramatically improved disability inclusive employment opportunities.
- The nominee must have been actively advocating for and advancing inclusive disability employment change for a minimum of three years.
- The nomination must be submitted with at least two (2) letters of support.
- Self-nominations are not encouraged.