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The Will To Change: Uncovering True Stories of Diversity & Inclusion

Mar 3, 2023

This episode was originally recorded as a DEI Community Call and features a conversation between JBC's Adrienne Lawrence and Ola Ojewumi, Founder of Project ASCEND.  Adrienne and Ola discuss workplace discrimination and how race and disability intersect. Discover why ableism often goes unnoticed and some of the reasons behind the high unemployment and underemployment rate among persons with disabilities. Ola also shares why she founded Project ASCEND and the work that her organization does to provide higher education opportunities for marginalized and disadvantaged young people across the globe.