S4-A The New Faces of Diversity: Veterans, Aging Workers and People with Disabilities
About Judy Young
Judy Young is the grant manager of the National Technical Assistance, Policy, and Research Center for Employers on the Employment of Persons with Disabilities funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability and Employment Policy (ODEP). The focus of this Technical Assistance Center is to support companies in seeking to diversify their workforce by recruiting, hiring, accommodating, and retaining employees with disabilities, including veterans and aging workers. Ms. Young utilizes her 25 plus years of experience in providing individualized consultation, customized training, and presentation on issues related to diversity and inclusion. Prior to joining Cornell University, Ms. Young was VP of Training and Development at the National Business and Disability Council, a membership organization dedicated to facilitating business to business dialogue on increasing the employment and inclusion of individuals with disabilities. Ms. Young’s areas of expertise include recruitment, accessibility, worksite accommodations, customer service, disability etiquette, and compliance with the ADA, VEVRAA, and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act. Ms. Young is a frequent presenter at major diversity and employment conferences and she is a member of the speaker’s bureau of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).