On July 31, 2020, Gallaudet University and the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) will host the Joining Hands Symposium, a one-day event focused on increasing international education and work opportunities for people with disabilities.
Representatives from the education, government, and nonprofit sectors will convene to discuss methods for creating inclusive study abroad programs, helping individuals with disabilities discover foreign work and internship opportunities, and more.
NCDE is a collaboration between the nonprofit advocacy group Mobility International USA and the U.S. Department of State. For more information on the upcoming symposium, visit miusa.org.
Mariah Stewart is a senior staff writer for INSIGHT Into Diversity. This article ran in the March 2020 issue.