“Through NextBillion, I’ve now learned to thrive at presenting myself to employers and have succeeded in getting competitive jobs & internships.“
“NextBillion has brought community, support, and networking opportunities. Most importantly, they’ve convinced me that I’m not alone in this process.”
We follow the ADA definition: "A person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activity. This includes people who have a record of such an impairment, even if they do not currently have a disability."
No, we welcome people with all kinds of disabilities. This includes, but is not limited to, physical, chronic, mental health, learning, neurological disabilities, etc.
We provide 100% free job-preparation & career mentorship for people with disabilities in tech. We reach talent via relationships with 50+ universities, national disability non-profits, and online media.
No, this community is 100% free for people with disabilities to join and be a part of.
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No. We’d like our partner employers to be open to providing reasonable accommodations. We’re referring top technical talent that has been overlooked by most other employers — we don’t except any special treatment for our talent.
Employers pay for NextBillion's services to get support on diversity & inclusion efforts, hire top technical talent from our community and comply with OFCCP mandates.
People with disabilities are proven to be equally or more productive employees, with an 85% higher retention rate and <$500 average cost of accommodation. Check out the 'Getting to Equal 2018 (Accenture)' report for recent data.