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The Uplifting Impact Podcast is a platform that fosters dynamic conversations around the intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Leadership. Directing our conversations are Uplifting Impact’s Chief Change Agent, Deanna Singh, and Chief Information Agent, Justin Ponder. Both are renowned thought leaders, teachers and consultants within the DEI space and are known for the ability to teach difficult lessons in gentle ways that inspire change and innovation within organizations.

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If we inspire one listener and leave them with ideas of how they can improve their DEI leadership and life skills, we consider that the ultimate accomplishment.

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How to Rethink Society So It’s Inclusive Of All

Posted by Deanna Singh | Sep 30, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Debra Ruh is the Founder and CEO of Ruh Global IMPACT,  a social enterprise set out to help empower clients to be global problem solvers and leaders of social change. Debra is also a global disability inclusion strategist, keynote speaker, and a published author. She also is the host of The Human Potential At Work podcast, which shares inspirational stories and tips for bringing out the best in everyone.

Debra Ruh has faced disability in her life and within her family, and as such, it has become her personal mission to create more equity for those who face lived experiences with disabilities. In our conversation, we discuss the work she is doing to foster equity in the work place for those with disabilities, such as challenging leaders to rethink their strategies and recruitment in order to create a more inclusive environment. We also talk about the relationship between technology and people with disabilities, and the power of diversity for problem solving. To learn more about Billion Strong, Debra's non-profit, and how you can join the movement to honor people with disabilities, go to: http://billion-strong.org/

Topics In This Episode

  • What inspires her to do the work that she does

  • We are all leaders

  • Making a difference from where you are

  • Recognizing invisible disabilities

  • Rethinking society in a way that includes everyone

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Written by Deanna Singh

Deanna Singh is a business consultant, speaker, and podcaster who is internationally recognized for her work in leadership, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Deanna helps her clients create more equitable and inclusive work environments and engage more authentically within their internal and external communities. A gifted communicator, she is a champion for marginalized communities through her work. Her podcast, Uplifting Impact with a focus on looking at the intersection of Leadership and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, focuses on solutions and is directed at people who want to break the status quo. Singh earned her Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Fordham University, a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University, a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and certification in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Cornell University.

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