NEADS Presents: Mentorship Works with Lisa Kelly and Elizabeth Mohler
Join the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) as we once again host the dynamic duo of Elizabeth Mohler and Lisa Kelly for a much-anticipated mentorship webinar on April 1st at 12pm EST! Lisa and Elizabeth will discuss the benefits of mentorship, the qualities of a good mentor, how to find a mentor, mentor-mentee guidelines, and more!
Closed captioning will be provided. Online registration is required - please register here.
This event is supported by Employment and Social Development Canada and is a feature of our Virtual Access for All webinar series.
Learn More About The Speakers
Lisa is a Program Manager at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, working on the Discover Ability Network which connects business to job seekers with a disability. She wrote the content for the Discover Ability Network portal and has trained business, employment service providers, post-secondary institutions, disability groups and people with a disability to see the ability in difference and disability. She teaches two Professional Practice courses at Humber College and has been a regular presenter at Cannexus.
Lisa has spent most of her career engaging business, governmental and not-for-profit sectors in the design and delivery of learning programs. She has worked in the employment and disability sector with Canadian Business SenseAbility, the Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN) and Rehabilitation Network Canada (RNC).
Lisa has developed and delivered disability-related training to enterprise level employers that include RBC, Scotiabank, CBC/Radio-Canada, the federal government, Maple Lodge Farms and KPMG. She managed a provincial Work-Integrated Learning pilot for college students with a disability, and an Experiential Learning pilot for high school students with disabilities.
Lisa has a Bachelor of Arts degree from McMaster University, a Career and Work Counsellor Diploma from George Brown University and a Life Skills Coaching certificate. She is a Registered Vocational Practitioner and a Registered Rehabilitation Professional through CAVEWAS/VRA Canada.
Elizabeth Mohler graduated in 2012 from the Master’s Program in Health and Rehab Sciences, Occupational Sciences from Western University. After graduating, she worked for the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) as a research consultant, developing resources for students with disabilities transitioning from post-secondary to employment.
In 2016, Elizabeth began work as a Community Engagement Lead at Balance for Blind Adults for 3 years and is now at Ryerson Magnet as their Inclusive Hiring Project Coordinator. In addition to her full-time work, Elizabeth sits on the Education Standards Committee for the Ontario Government, where she advises and deliberates on Educational Policies pertaining to students with disabilities. She provides recommendations around how to make Ontario’s post-secondary sector more inclusive for students with disabilities.
In the fall of 2020, Elizabeth started her Doctoral work at Western University in the school of Occupational Science, cross appointed in Disability Studies. Elizabeth’s Doctoral research will explore the impact that access to direct funding has on the occupational performance and engagement of people with disabilities (PWDs), who receive funding from the Ontario Direct Funding (ODF) program to ‘self-manage’ their attendant services. Elizabeth is also an experienced presenter, keynote speaker, lecturer and published writer.
For more information:
Carly Fox (she/her/elle), Researcher and Communications Officer, National Educational Association of Disabled Students, firstname.lastname@example.org
National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), Rm. 514 Unicentre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6, tel. (613) 380-8065, ext. 201
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