Disability Inclusion: A New Talent Strategy

Event sponsored by Transition Pathways of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and Community Integrated Services.

Keynote Speaker Director Craig E. Leen Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), U.S. Department of Labor.

Drexel University, with Director Leen, is proud to offer this opportunity for business leaders and other stakeholders to learn about a new candidate recruiting pipeline. Attendees will hear about the talent strategy that is being used to customize a hiring solution to meet business needs. Business leaders and federal contractors and subcontractors will become knowledgeable about 503 regulations and how to strategically turn regulations into a competitive advantage while providing a return on investment.

Introductory Remarks Paul Shattuck, Ph.D. Director of Life Course Outcomes Research Program, A.J. Drexel Autism Insitute.

Shattuck is pioneering innovative research aimed at improving services and related outcomes among
socioeconomically disadvantaged youth and adults on the autism spectrum. Shattuck is a champion of using
measurable results at community, state and national levels focusing stakeholders to “move the needle” on important

Panel Discussion with Philadelphia employers and employees highlighting strategies to recruit, hire and successfully support people on the autism spectrum in the workplace.

503 Compliance or 503 Advantage? 503 regulations affect federal contractors and subcontractors regarding hiring individuals and veterans with disabilities. In the competitiveness of talent acquisition, hiring people with disabilities is a viable source for businesses to tap into.

Limited Space Available.

Upcoming Dates

No future dates are known at this time.

Past Dates

  • Monday, November 4, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00 pm


Drexel University: MacAlister Hall, Skyview Room, 6th floor

3250 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104


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