Webinar: Empowering Stories from Black Women in Inclusive Apprenticeships

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Empowering Stories from Black Women in Inclusive Apprenticeships Webinar

In this webinar, hosted by the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, the Office of Apprenticeship, and PIA you will learn about inclusive apprenticeship success stories from Black female apprentices (one who is a Veteran and one who has a disability) and discover resources and tools to help you create inclusive apprenticeship programs for people from underserved and underrepresented communities.


Scott Michael Robertson, Ph.D.
Dr. Robertson is an autistic adult and a senior policy advisor in the Office of Disability Employment Policy in the U.S. Department of Labor.

Randy Copeland
Randy Copeland is a Program Analyst on the Business Engagement Team in the Office of Apprenticeship.


Nikcole Johnson
Nikcole Johnson will share her experience pursuing an accessible technology apprenticeship with Helix Opportunity after being diagnosed with mental illness.

Kristin Strand
Military Veteran, Kristin Strand, will share how her experience in the Apprenti Tech Apprenticeship program helped advance her career in cybersecurity.

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Scott Michael Robertson, Ph.D., Senior Policy Adviser in the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, Robertson.Scott.M@dol.gov

Angela McDaniel, Equity Project Manager in the Office of Apprenticeship, U.S. Department of Labor, McDaniel.Angela@dol.gov

Carolyn Renick, Apprenticeship, Licensing and Credentialing Lead, Veterans Employment and Training Service, U.S. Department of Labor, Renick.Carolyn.g@dol.gov

Mark Toal, Director, Office of Strategic Outreach at Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, Department of Labor, Toal.Mark.J@dol.gov

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