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FEED Meeting February 8, 2021

Presentations: “The Relationship Between Federal Agency Disability Practice and Employee Outcomes” and “PepsiCo’s ‘You Belong Here’ Self-Identification Campaign”

Monday, February 8, 2021
1:00-3:00 p.m. ET


Researchers from Cornell’s Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability discussed EARN’s new federal implementation tool, The Relationship between Federal Agency Disability Practice and Employee Outcomes (PDF). In addition, a representative from the Department of Labor’s Excellence in Disability Inclusion (EDI) Award winner PepsiCo presented about the company’s “You Belong Here” self-identification campaign.


Welcoming Remarks (1:00-1:15 p.m.)

  • Jennifer Sheehy, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), Department of Labor
  • Dexter Brooks, Associate Director, Federal Sector Programs, Office of Federal Operations, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • Lou Orslene, Director, Employer & Workplace Policy, ODEP, Department of Labor

Presentation: The Relationship between Federal Agency Disability Practice and Employee Outcomes (1:15-1:30 p.m.)

  • Hassan Enayati, Research Associate, Yang-Tan Institute, Cornell University

Question & Answer Session (1:30-1:40 p.m.)

Presentation: PepsiCo’s “You Belong Here” Self-Identification Campaign (1:40-2:10 p.m.)

  • Kevin M. Fitzpatrick, EEO/AA Compliance Director – Employment Law Team, PepsiCo

Question & Answer Session (2:10-2:30 p.m.)

Group Discussion of Priority Topic Areas for FY21 (2:30-2:55 p.m.)

  • Natalie Veeney, Governmentwide Diversity Program Director (Acting), Outreach, Diversity, and Inclusion, U.S. Office of Personnel Management (Moderator)

Closing Remarks (2:55-3:00 p.m.)

  • Wendy Strobel Gower, Co-Project Director, EARN, Cornell University


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