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.
Tobi Dannemiller is a health and wellness coach and cycling enthusiast. Keep reading to find out how biking has changed her life, how she's gearing up for her first 66-Mile ride, and why she's excited to support Lime and this event!
Luis Valera is a Director of Finance at Bloomberg BNA - a subsidiary of Lime Connect partner, Bloomberg. A longtime cyclist, Luis is preparing to embark on his first-ever century ride and check off a major wish on his bucket list! Keep reading to find out what he loves about riding, how he's planning for the Lime Connect Century Ride, and why he's excited to support Lime and this event.
Mike MacKay is a longtime member of the board of directors for Lime Connect, as well as the President of Bloomberg Next, a subsidiary of Lime Connect partner, Bloomberg. Mike has the honorable distinction of being the inspiration behind the inaugural Lime Connect Century Ride presented by Bloomberg Philanthropies, as well as the event’s first registered rider, its top fundraiser and biggest champion! Keep reading to find out why he’s so passionate about Lime Connect and this event, and how he’s preparing to tackle his first century ride!
Vanessa is an Ontario-based musician and student who shared her story about living and performing with a hearing impairment the 2017 In the Limelight Video Contest. Check out her winning entry and find out what she's been up to since winning Third Place!
Tai is a California-based strategy and analytics professional who shared his story about living and working with Crohn's Disease in the 2017 In the Limelight Video Contest. Check out his winning entry and find out what he's been up to since winning Second Place!
Mikaela is a Utah-based educator and graduate student who shared her story of living and working with a rare form of dwarfism and blindness for the 2017 In the Limelight Video Contest. Check out her winning entry and find out what she's been up to since taking home First Place!
Jennifer Andrews is a proud longtime member of the Lime Network, an active member of the Lime Connect NextGen Junior Board, and a 4-time recipient of the BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship.
Read about how the scholarship helped her open new doors and led her to her current career as a Client Service Manager for Lime Connect partner, BMO Bank of Montreal in British Columbia.
On Saturday, November 3rd, the Lime Connect Century Ride presented by Bloomberg Philanthropies will be taking over Northern Virginia and we want YOU to join us!
Start a team, volunteer, or just come and cheer us on. Not only does your support make us feel good, it helps raise critical funds so we can sponsor new research, introduce scholarships for high school students, and support our growing network. Reston has something for everyone so why not bring a few friends and family and make it a weekend? Learn more about how you can get involved, and check out some of the fun activities below!