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Bonnie Rivers (she/her)
Director of Employer Relations
Bonnie has consistently fostered diversity, inclusion, and social justice throughout her career. Her experience managing learning and development, marketing operations, as well as corporate responsibility and global diversity and inclusion teams has significantly influenced the collaborative and inclusive nature of both her leadership style and approach. Bonnie continually seeks innovative and diverse ideas when gathering needs, developing concepts, and executing projects, programs, and outcomes. Bonnie’s personal diversity statement: Diversity is a fact. Inclusion is a choice. Currently, Bonnie leads and fosters all membership relationships and activities surrounding the Work Without Limits Business Network —a network of approximately 40 local, national, and international businesses committed to disability inclusion. She also leads Work Without Limits’ disability inclusion training strategy, management, course design, and delivery. Among other high-profile initiatives, Bonnie has led MA Vocational Rehabilitation statewide projects for Work Without Limits. She has collaborated closely with the executive leadership, staff, and key business leaders associated with the MA Rehabilitation Commission and MA Commission for the Blind to improve disability employment outcomes across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Bonnie has an BA in Psychology and Philosophy and minor in Theater from St. Michael’s College and a Master of Education from UMass Boston in Instructional Design.