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Director of the Global Disability Equality Index (GDEI)
As Director of Global Disability Equality Index, Garcia spearheads Disability: IN’s global inclusion strategy. Before joining the world-leading business disability inclusion nonprofit, Garcia was the program director for the State Department-sponsored Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment. In that role, she planned and executed the Harkin International Disability Employment Summit, which brings together Fortune 500 companies and other stakeholders to positively reframe global support for professional people with disabilities.
Senior Director - Global Culture, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Walmart
Shaffer has worked at Walmart since 2014. He and his team have enterprise responsibility for reporting and analytics, employee engagement, benchmarking, brand and budget management related to the company’s global CDEI strategy. Russell was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees for the American Foundation for the Blind. He received the 2015 Stephen Garff Marriott award in recognition of his professional achievement and service as a person who is blind or low vision.