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Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Terry Reagan, Emily Kim Ae Sun Hunter, Selamani Ngaruo and Ben Khemmich standing in line in front of John Hancock logo

Author: MacKenzie Fitzgerald, Director of Strategic Communications, John Hancock
John Hancock participated in the 3rd Annual Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) on April 27, hosting students and job seekers with disabilities for hands-on career exploration and mentoring opportunities.

DMD is a large-scale national effort sponsored by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) to promote career development for young professionals with disabilities. For the third year, Work Without Limits (WWL), an initiative out of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is partnering with AAPD to bring DMD to Massachusetts.

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
One woman of color, one older man, old woman, in front one man in wheelchair

Author: Jenna Marcello, Assistant to Director of Operations at Eastern Bank
Although the weather was rainy and dreary the day of Friday, April 27th, Eastern Bank was full of sunshine and admiration. Friday, April 27, 2018 was Disability Mentorship Day (DMD) at the bank, a Work Without Limits initiative I had been coordinating along with my co-worker Chrissie Stevens. DMD is a large-scale national effort sponsored by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) for students and job-seekers with disabilities. I am new at the bank and this was my first time coordinating DMD and I did not know what to expect, but I was so pleasantly surprised!

Published Monday, May 14, 2018
Mentor Stanislav Prodanov with mentee Christina and Michael and mentor David Anavim on the end.

Author: Stanislav Prodanov
Orginally posted on UMass Medical School's Information Technology blog: https://go.umassmed.edu/umassmedITDMD
On Friday April 27th the 3rd Annual MA Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) was held at UMass Medical School on both campuses. There was a total of eight mentees and our IT department had the privilege of mentoring three of them.

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