Category Archives: Inclusion

World Learning Receives Disability Inclusion Award and Highlights Inclusive Partnerships at 2015 InterAction Forum

World Learning is the proud recipient of InterAction 2015 Disability Inclusion Award, given during the annual InterAction Forum in Washington, DC. World Learing also helped highlight the importance of inclusion at the forum with a workshop on the benefits of disability partnerships in international programs. Sam Worthington, president and CEO of InterAction, presented the award to World Learning President and CEO Donald Steinberg, Program Officer Amy Reid, and SIT Graduate Institute alumna and disability rights advocate Justice Shorter on June 23. Worthington called disability inclusion a “critical” issue for many of InterActions member organizations and the entire international development field. He said the award recognizes World Learning’s commitment to forging partnerships with civic institutions, governments, and international organizations to advocate for disability rights and inclusion and “that disability plays a full and central role in what they are as an … Continue reading

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World Learning to Receive 2015 InterAction Disability Inclusion Award

World Learning is honored to receive the 2015 InterAction Disability Inclusion Award. The award will be presented on June 23 at the 2015 InterAction Forum in Washington, DC. The Disability Inclusion Award recognizes InterAction member agencies that have worked toward greater disability inclusion in programs and management and have expanded leadership opportunities for people with disabilities. “We’re grateful to have been selected for this award,” President and CEO Donald Steinberg said. “World Learning is proud to be able to partner with civil society groups, governments, and international organizations to help people with disabilities play full roles in building inclusive societies.” World Learning will also lead a session at the forum on strengthening disability inclusion in international programs through partnerships. The June 23 workshop will highlight the benefits of including marginalized groups in international development efforts. It will feature a panel … Continue reading

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World Learning Supports Inclusion

In our new video, World Learning staff demonstrate their support for and commitment to inclusion. We seek to create a more inclusive world by addressing the needs of and drawing on the contributions of all members of society.

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