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Please join us as our panel discusses best practices to attract individuals with disabilities. Plus Q&A. Panelists include Lisa Maberry (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-maberry/), TJ DiGrazia (https://www.linkedin.com/in/t-j-digrazia-46315714/), and Eric Homburger (https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-homburger-314578125/).
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Lisa Maberry is a Program Manager for the Autism and DisAbility hiring Programs at Microsoft. She graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Social Welfare and has enjoyed taking her passion for connecting people with resources to the tech space. Lisa is working toward the ultimate goal to decrease unemployment and underemployment for people with disabilities. A Pacific Northwest native- when not at Microsoft you can find her chasing her two kids and puppy and exploring all Seattle has to offer!
T.J. DiGrazia is the VP of Sales for Alternative Communication Services (ACS) and has over 15 years of experience managing speech-to-text services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. Over his tenure at ACS he has held roles including Operations Manager, Chief Operating Officer, and Co-owner and founder of PostCAP. Prior to working at ACS, Mr. DiGrazia, worked for GE Commercial Finance in multiple financial and service related roles. He holds a BA and an MBA from National-Louis University. Outside of work his passions include: working out, watching/playing sports, and coaching youth baseball.
Eric Homburger specializes in working with neurodiverse individuals, specifically those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other non-verbal learning disorders. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Adelphi University in 2016 and a Master's Degree in General Psychology with a Certificate in Human Resource Management in 2017. Following graduation, he worked at the Bridges to Adelphi Program as the Job Placement Coordinator, assisting students prepare for interviews, place students in jobs, and create inclusive internship partnerships. After leaving Adelphi University, he started his own company, Next Step Solutions NY, to help neurodiverse high school students find college support programs and apply to college. Additionally, he started working as a Neurodiverse Specialist / Career Coach at Early Stage Careers in Manhattan. At both Early Stage Careers and at Next Step Solutions NY, he strives to be an advocate for inclusive hiring and the autism community as a whole.