Working together to build a better bottom line for Black Hills businesses by promoting the employment of individuals with disabilities.
This is a free event to be held on Oct. 24, 2019 at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn. Breakfast and networking starts at 7am with a program at 7:30am and awards at 9am. This year's guest speaker is TBA.
The Workforce Diversity Network of the Black Hills (WDNBH) is a team of business and human resource individuals who came together a little more than two years ago to serve as a link between employers and individuals with disabilities who have the desire and qualifications to work. Members of WDNBH recognize that a healthy workforce is diversified and inclusive of persons with disabilities.
Heather Whitestone, Miss America 1995 is deaf. She is the first Miss America with a disability
To provide educational opportunities to businesses regarding the employment of individuals with disabilities
To create a greater awareness of the benefits of diversity and inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the local workforce
To be a resource for employers wishing to hire individuals with disabilities
To link employers and prospective employees with disabilities