You're not promoting diversity on corporate boards if people with disabilities are not included in your diversity plans. But that's exactly what this new NASDAQ proposal does. SmartJob Founder Regina Kline and Bob Ludke of Ludke Consulting called this out in a letter to the SEC. And now Bob is joined by former Senator Tom Harkin speaking out in Bloomberg.

Updated: Feb 12

Employment needs reinvention. Far too many qualified workers with disabilities are left out, and their groundbreaking innovations unfunded. SmartJob aims to invest in new ways to work by placing disability-led solutions at the center of new innovation. SmartJob Founder and CEO Gina Kline weighs in with other thought leaders at The Harkin Institute’s Spheres of Influence event. See below for highlights from that discussion.




SmartJob, LLC, a global company with the core mission of closing the disability wealth gap, by making jobs “smarter,” launched its website today. While we continue to build and expand our website, accessibility to everyone is our top priority.


SmartJob was founded by Regina "Gina" Kline. Gina is nationally known for her litigation and policy work in advancing the rights of people with disabilities to work in competitive integrated employment, to receive equal opportunities in education, and to access the workforce development system. She previously served as Senior Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Justice, where she provided legal and policy counsel regarding efforts to implement the Americans with Disabilities Act and Olmstead v. L.C..