Work Without Limits Blog

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Meet the Work Without Limits Team: Michelle Nowers

What is your name, title, and role with Work Without Limits? Michelle Nowers, Director of Operations and Communications How long have you held this position? I’ve been with Work Without Limits since its inception – so for over 10 years!... Read more >
Bring Your whole self to work, focus on disability awareness: interview with steven shiner, senior vice president claims, executive sponsor, being MAPRE committee

Bring Your Whole Self to Work: An Interview with MAPFRE’s Steven Shiner, Senior Vice President Claims & Executive Sponsor, Being MAPFRE Committee

Work Without Limits is always proud to highlight the wonderful work being done by the  inclusive employer sponsors in our Disability:IN Massachusetts network. This month, we are featuring the great effort initiated by MAPFRE USA’s Being MAPFRE Committee. To raise... Read more >
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4th Annual Disability Mentoring Day: A Record-Breaking Year!

On March 5th, 2019, UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits initiative, in collaboration with the American Association of People with Disabilities, held the 4th Annual Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) in Massachusetts. DMD promotes career development for people with disabilities through... Read more >
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Meet the Work Without Limits Team: Kathy Muhr

What is your name, title, and role with Work Without Limits? My name is Kathy Muhr. I am the Director of Community Engagement at Work Without Limits. How long have you held this position? I started working at UMass Medical... Read more >
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Meet the Work Without Limits Team: Bonnie Rivers

How long have you held this position?: Since Oct. 2017 Best part of the job:  The best part of my job is working on a small and mighty, mission driven team that can drive and feel impact with our employer... Read more >
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‘BEING MAPFRE: Celebrating and Empowering Each Other through Diversity and Inclusion’

Work Without Limits is always proud to highlight the wonderful work being done by the inclusive employers in our Disability:IN Massachusetts network. This month, we are featuring the great effort initiated by MAPFRE USA’s “Being MAPFRE” committee. To raise disability... Read more >
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Meet the Work Without Limits Team: Kathy Petkauskos

What is your name, title and role with Work Without Limits? My name is Kathy Petkauskos and I am the proud director of Work Without Limits! My official title at UMass Medical School is Senior Program Director. How long have... Read more >
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Don’t Miss Our Employer Meet and Greet & Recruiting Event

Do you fit the following criteria? College student or recent graduate with a disability Would like to meet employers in the Central Massachusetts, Boston or Rhode Island area Interested in having face-to-face time with inclusive employers If you said yes... Read more >

Forbes: ‘How To Help Shoppers With Disabilities This Season’

Article originally posted on Forbes.com What do customers with disabilities want more than anything? To be treated like people first, people who also happen to have a disability. As we begin the holiday dash, these suggestions on everything from retail... Read more >

Raise the Bar HIRE! 2018 Conference Re-Cap

On October 10, 2018 and in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Work Without Limits hosted the 6th annual Raise the Bar HIRE! conference, this year in partnership with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC). The conference was jam-packed with inspiring speakers, educational... Read more >