Reeve Summit 2021
Michael Sanders, National Telecommuting Institute's head of partnerships, will be one of the guest speakers at the Christopher Reeve Foundation Summit, which will be held virtually from April 27th to the 29th.
NTI@Home has been helping Americans with disabilities get back into the workforce for more than 25 years by placing them in at-home positions with government organizations, Fortune 500, and large and small businesses by providing call center training.
A TEDx speaker, Sanders has delivered presentations on remote work, E-learning, marketing, and disability rights. He is also a founding member of both the Boston Inclusion Community and the Into the Streets Program, increasing disability awareness within the Greater Boston area.
NTI@Home team members will also be manning a virtual booth at the conference to answer questions about the nonprofit organization and remote work.
The keynote speakers will be:
- Will Reeve, the son of Christopher and Dana Reeve, who is an ABC News correspondent in addition to being on the Reeve Foundation’s board of directors and the captain of Team Reeve.
- Judith E. Heumman, an international disability rights advocate, author, and former member of the Obama and Clinton administrations.
- Ali Stroker, the first person who used a wheelchair to a Tony Award for her performance on Broadway as Ado Annie in "Oklahoma!", a humanitarian advocate, co-chair of Women Who Care, supporting United Cerebral Palsy of New York City and a found member of Be More Heroic, an anti-bullying campaign.
- Dr. Oluwaferanmi Okanlami, an assistant professor of family medicine, physical medicine-rehabilitation, and urology at Michigan Medicine; interim director of services for students with disabilities and director or adaptive sports in the Michigan Center for Human Athletic Medicine and Performance; and is the spokesperson for Guardian Life in their Equal & Able Partnership.