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Due to Covid-19 we are suspending our Live events until further notice. Members and Guest Speakers who were lined up for the coming months will have their presentation times once we start up in person sessions again. No one will lose their opportunity to present to our members.

Stay tuned for how we will implement on-line ways to connect during these times. Follow Access 2 Accessibility on its other social media platforms, have discussions here in the discussion forum, join the Entrepreneurs & Professional, with Disabilities closed group for private discussions (find on Access 2 Accessibility Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/Access2Accessibility/)).

Together we can stay connected and help each other through this trying time which will come to an end and we will return to our regular routines. Until then, let's support one another and find ways to occupy our time as we wait this out.

Entrepreneurs & Professionals, with Disabilities Network MeetUp is presented by Access 2 Accessibility (A2A). We want to help support, empower, encourage, network and be a resource for career minded people with visible, and invisible, disabilities. If you are currently an entrepreneur/professional or considering to become one soon then come join like minded individuals. Many successful individuals have visible, and hidden, disabilities such as dyslexia, ADHD, depression, anxiety and more. Our disabilities don't define us, together we can support one another, share, network etc. to help each other in our professional endeavours.

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MeetUp members can join our Closed Facebook group page to privately chat and interact with one another:

Facebook Entrepreneurs & Professionals, with Disabilities (https://www.facebook.com/groups/2155483507996835/?source_id=354171451687980)

Upcoming events (5)

Entrepreneurs & Professionals, with Disabilities, by Access 2 Accessibility

Microsoft Store Square One Shopping Centre

Free for members to attend. RSVP through MeetUp is required. Come join us as we get more in-depth and hands on with Microsoft Teams, a collaborative hub. Come learn how this tool can benefit any team you have whether at work, volunteer organization, school projects and more. We will also learn how to incorporate Presentation Translator in Microsoft Teams Chat. Microsoft Teams can be a great tool for to organize, collaborate and communicate for your business needs. 6:30pm - 7:00pm Registration and Networking 7:00pm - 8:00pm Introductions & Meeting Presentations 8:00pm - 8:30pm Wrap up and Networking - Water and pop provided. No food please. - Wi-fi is available, bring your own device or use a Microsoft Surface (the - - Surface loaner cannot save any of your work) - Bring your business cards and be ready to network. Event is free. We do collect tabs from cans (i.e. pop, beer, pet food etc.) as we are raising tabs to donate to The Royal Canadian Legion to help provide a wheelchair for a Canadian Veteran. We will share resources and have guest speakers at some meetings, such as a Microsoft Rep educating us on accessible features in various Microsoft products and programs. Members get the opportunity to do a presentation on their company/organization/career at a meeting. We are people with visible or invisible (dis)Abilities who are: Entrepreneurs, Professionals, those looking to become an entrepreneur or entering a professional career. #WeAreAble Access 2 Accessibility (A2A) is an inclusive organization welcoming all people with visible/invisible disabilities of all ages, genders, races etc. We believe a person need only disclose information about themselves, including disabilities if, or when, they decide to.

Entrepreneurs & Professionals, with Disabililties

Microsoft Store - Eaton Centre

Free for members to attend. RSVP through MeetUp is required. Come join us as we get more in-depth and hands on with Microsoft Teams, a collaborative hub. Come learn how this tool can benefit any team you have whether at work, volunteer organization, school projects and more. We will also learn how to incorporate Presentation Translator in Microsoft Teams Chat. Microsoft Teams can be a great tool for to organize, collaborate and communicate for your business needs. 6:30pm - 7:00pm Registration and Networking 7:00pm - 8:00pm Introductions & Meeting Presentations 8:00pm - 8:30pm Wrap up and Networking - Water and pop provided. No food please. - Wi-fi is available, bring your own device or use a Microsoft Surface (the - - Surface loaner cannot save any of your work) - Bring your business cards and be ready to network. Event is free. We do collect tabs from cans (i.e. pop, beer, pet food etc.) as we are raising tabs to donate to The Royal Canadian Legion to help provide a wheelchair for a Canadian Veteran. We will share resources and have guest speakers at some meetings, such as a Microsoft Rep educating us on accessible features in various Microsoft products and programs. Members get the opportunity to do a presentation on their company/organization/career at a meeting. We are people with visible or invisible (dis)Abilities who are: Entrepreneurs, Professionals, those looking to become an entrepreneur or entering a professional career. #WeAreAble Access 2 Accessibility (A2A) is an inclusive organization welcoming all people with visible/invisible disabilities of all ages, genders, races etc. We believe a person need only disclose information about themselves, including disabilities if, or when, they decide to.

Entrepreneurs & Professionals, with Disabilities

Microsoft Store - Yorkdale Shopping Centre

We started the year off with looking at our business plan. February we will be discussing how we use social media to promote our careers/business endeavours; with an in-depth look into using LinkedIn. 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Registration and Networking 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Introductions & Meeting Presentations 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm Wrap up and Networking - Event held at the back of the store in the Learning Centre area. - Water and pop provided. No food please. - Wi-fi is available, bring your own device or use a Microsoft Surface (the - Surface loaner cannot save any of your work) - Bring your business cards and be ready to network. Event is free. We do collect tabs from cans (i.e. pop, beer, pet food etc.) as we are raising tabs to donate to The Royal Canadian Legion to help provide a wheelchair for a Canadian Veteran. We will share resources and have guest speakers at some meetings, such as a Microsoft Rep educating us on accessible features in various Microsoft products and programs. Members get the opportunity to do a presentation on their company/organization/career at a meeting. We are people with visible or invisible (dis)Abilities who are: Entrepreneurs, Professionals, those looking to become an entrepreneur or entering a professional career. #WeAreAble Access 2 Accessibility (A2A) is an inclusive organization welcoming all people with visible/invisible disabilities of all ages, genders, races etc. We believe a person need only disclose information about themselves, including disabilities if, or when, they decide to.

Entrepreneurs & Professionals, with Disabilities, by Access 2 Accessibility

Microsoft Store Square One Shopping Centre

Free for members to attend. RSVP through MeetUp is required. Come join us as we get more in-depth and hands on with Microsoft Teams, a collaborative hub. Come learn how this tool can benefit any team you have whether at work, volunteer organization, school projects and more. We will also learn how to incorporate Presentation Translator in Microsoft Teams Chat. Microsoft Teams can be a great tool for to organize, collaborate and communicate for your business needs. 6:30pm - 7:00pm Registration and Networking 7:00pm - 8:00pm Introductions & Meeting Presentations 8:00pm - 8:30pm Wrap up and Networking - Water and pop provided. No food please. - Wi-fi is available, bring your own device or use a Microsoft Surface (the - - Surface loaner cannot save any of your work) - Bring your business cards and be ready to network. Event is free. We do collect tabs from cans (i.e. pop, beer, pet food etc.) as we are raising tabs to donate to The Royal Canadian Legion to help provide a wheelchair for a Canadian Veteran. We will share resources and have guest speakers at some meetings, such as a Microsoft Rep educating us on accessible features in various Microsoft products and programs. Members get the opportunity to do a presentation on their company/organization/career at a meeting. We are people with visible or invisible (dis)Abilities who are: Entrepreneurs, Professionals, those looking to become an entrepreneur or entering a professional career. #WeAreAble Access 2 Accessibility (A2A) is an inclusive organization welcoming all people with visible/invisible disabilities of all ages, genders, races etc. We believe a person need only disclose information about themselves, including disabilities if, or when, they decide to.

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