Jules Ebwele Mpako is a Lime Network member and BMOCM Lime Scholar. He's currently a senior majoring in Actuarial Science and Risk Management at Georgia State University. He also works as an Actuarial Analyst at Optum, a consulting firm for UnitedHealth Group.
On Saturday, November 2nd, the Lime Connect Century Ride presented by Bloomberg will be returning Northern Virginia. Join the ride, volunteer, fundraise, or just come and cheer us on! Not only does your support make us feel good, but it also helps raise money to support our Pathways Scholarship for high school students with disabilities, spearhead new research, and support our growing network.
Join us on the 2nd for a post-ride celebration sponsored by Google. Enjoy tasty food and brews, exciting raffles and giveaways from hot brands like TrailKeg and YETI, and lively music and festivities. Why stop there? Northern Virginia has something for everyone so bring a few friends and family and make it a weekend! Check out some other fun activities nearby.
Megan Goulet is a Lime Network member and recipient of the inaugural Lime Connect Pathways Scholarship. She is a first-year student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she is studying Computer Science.
Emma Woerle is a Lime Network member and recipient of the inaugural Lime Connect Pathways Scholarship. She is a first-year student at the Rochester Institute of Technology where she is studying International and Global Studies and Advertising and Public Relations.
Fun Fact: As I am hard of hearing in my right ear, I am a cross-registered student with the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) - which is hosted at RIT - as well as RIT.
Matthew Turner is a Lime Connect Fellow (Class of 2019) and BMOCM Lime Scholar. He's currently a junior majoring in Mathematics and Computer Science at MIT. Read about how the BMOCM Lime Scholarship helped him pursue his interests and work at the intersection of his fields of study this summer.
30% of the white collar workforce self-identify as having a disability.*
Until this point, very little research has been done to understand how many people with disabilities are in the workforce, what their specific challenges are, and how to better ensure their successful career paths.
Lime Connect is proud to be a lead sponsor of the Center for Talent Innovation (the leading diversity talent think tank) report, Disabilities and Inclusion, along with our partners Bloomberg, PwC, and Unilever.
This groundbreaking report explores the unique opportunities and challenges professionals with disabilities face in the professional workplace and highlights ways employers can signal inclusion to employees with disabilities and showcases best practices from companies. We are pleased to share the findings of this extensive report. View the full report here.
Patrick Chappel is a Lime Network member and recipient of the inaugural Lime Connect Pathways Scholarship. He is an incoming freshman at Yale University where he is studying Political Science.
Amie Jean is a Lime Network member and BMOCM Lime Scholar. She's currently a senior majoring in Finance at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. She also serves as the Vice President of the student government at UT Austin. Read about how the scholarship has helped Amie pursue her education and explore personal interests while traveling the world.
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