In this Episode:
Marjorie Baldwin, Professor, Arizona State University, joins the second season of the Keys to Financial Inclusion podcast. Marjorie shares her thoughts on what inclusive community development looks like, and the financial challenges facing families today. Discover how policy makers, regulators, foundations, nonprofits and businesses can work together to promote greater equity and inclusion, particularly as it relates to persons with disabilities.
…employers should work to create a culture in the workplace that is accepting of differences among workers, treats all workers as human beings that have different abilities and needs, and is intolerant of stigma and discrimination of any kind. — Marjorie Baldwin
About Marjorie Baldwin:
Professor Baldwin is a health economist with an international reputation for her research on employment discrimination against workers with mental disorders. She is the author/co-author of more than 50 articles and book chapters, as well as a book, Beyond Schizophrenia: Living and Working with a Serious Mental Illness, which analyzes the barriers to employment encountered by persons with serious mental illness from the dual perspectives of a health economist and a parent. Professor Baldwin’s research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, and the National Institute of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, among others. She is currently principal investigator for a four-year study on disclosure of serious mental illness in the workplace, sponsored by NIMH. Professor Baldwin is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, the American Society of Health Economists, the National Alliance on Mental Illness and serves on the National Advisory Mental Health Council for NIMH.