Identity and the Disability Experience

September 26, 2024 | 6-9 PM
One Manhattan West, NY, NY

An unprecedented celebration of the many identities and intersections of people with disabilities in the workforce.

3Collage for Event

Join Us in NYC!

This fundraising event, co-hosted by the National Organization on Disability and Ernst & Young, will feature networking opportunities, an awards ceremony recognizing leaders in disability inclusion, an engaging speaker panel, captivating entertainment, and more. Reserve your spot today to be part of this impactful celebration of diversity and empowerment.

Presented by NOD and EY

NOD and EY logos
Maysoon Zayid

Celebrity Emcee

Identity and the Disability Experience will be emceed by renowned comedian, actress, writer, and disability advocate, Maysoon Zayid! From headlining comedy tours at home and abroad to delivering the most-watched TED Talk of 2014, Maysoon uses humor to challenge stereotypes, spark conversation, and promote inclusion.

Learn more about Maysoon > 

Featured Entertainment

The evening will feature inspirational performances from incredible talents Austin Walkin' Cane, George Dennehy, and Omnium Circus.

Austin Walkin cane playing guitar

Austin Walkin' Cane
Learn more >

George Dennehy seated on a folding chair on a stage playing acoustic guitar with his feet.

George Dennehy
Learn more >

Waist-down amputee, Circus performer doing a handstand on a wheelchair.

Omnium Circus
Learn more >

Tickets available for purchase soon!

NOD Leadership Council

NOD Leadership Council member companies will receive two complimentary tickets to the event. To learn how you can claim your organization's tickets, please reach out to events@nod.org.

Thank you to our 2024 event sponsors who ensure NOD’s tireless researchers, experts, and advocates can continue to increase equitable opportunity for people with disabilities.

Host Sponsor

Expanding Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Community Sponsors

Sponsorship

The event offers a unique opportunity to publicly commit to disability inclusion, connect with leaders in HR, DEI, and advocacy, and build genuine connections with the nation’s leading employers including the evening's sponsors. 

Your contribution is more than a philanthropic gift; it is an investment in professional opportunities, spaces, and futures for the United States’ largest marginalized community.  

Interested in getting involved? Contact John Stegner at stegnerj@nod.org.

Supporting

$25,000

Supporting Sponsor benefits include:

  • Logo placement on webpage and marketing materials
  • Four tickets to Main Event
  • Logo inclusion on sponsor acknowledgment video
  • Quarter-page ad in digital program
  • Pre-recorded remarks (15 seconds) on sponsor acknowledgment video

Expanding

$50,000

Expanding Sponsor benefits include:

  • Prominant logo placement on webpage and marketing materials
  • Four tickets to Partner-Exclusive Pre-Event
  • Six tickets to Main Event
  • Pre-recorded remarks (30 seconds) on sponsor acknowledgment video
  • Half-page ad in digital program
  • Logo inclusion on step-and-repeat
  • Opportunity to present one of three awards for a practitioner, activist, or employer

Leading

$100,000

Leading Sponsor benefits include:

  • Priority logo placement on webpage and marketing materials
  • Eight tickets to Partner-Exclusive Pre-Event
  • Ten tickets to Main Event
  • Pre-recorded remarks (45 seconds) on sponsor acknowledgment video
  • Full-page ad in digital program
  • Logo inclusion on step-and-repeat
  • Opportunity to present and sponsor one of three awards for a practitioner, activist, or employer