Advocacy and technology are helping Joe-Anne improve workplace inclusion for people with disability – Carers QLD (March 2021)

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A great story about one of the amazing and inspiring Board members for Enabled.vip. Great work Jo!

A highly qualified and experienced graphic designer, illustrator and educator, Joe-Anne Kek-Pamenter’s drive to advocate for better workplace inclusion for people with disability stems from her experiences in the workplace and job hunting, which saw her apply for more than 75 jobs over two and a half years.

“Even though a lot of employers said I was a top candidate, they didn’t want to take a ‘risk’ because of my hearing,” Joe-Anne said, who lost her hearing at 16 years old.

An application to Griffith University and an interview with Dr Dinesh Palipana OAM and Professor Elizabeth Kendall has turned Joe-Anne’s career around, and as a result she is employed part-time in a role where she is helping more people with disabilities to advocate for greater inclusion…

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A great story about one of the amazing and inspiring Board members for Enabled.vip. Great work Jo...

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