Black #Disability History: Carmen Jones, Advocate and Entreprenuer

Carmen JonesCarmen Jones is a stalwart advocate for the disability community, and promotes the idea that individuals with disabilities are a diverse market that should and must be engaged as good business and good practice. While working both within and without the private sector,  Ms. Jones has held several leadership positions. She was on the Boards of the National Organization for Diversity in Sales and Marketing, the AT&T Advisory Panel on Access and Aging, Mount Vernon-Lee Enterprises, the Global Universal Design Commission, and Jill’s House, a respite care facility for children with disabilities. In 2008, Carmen was inducted into the National Spinal Cord Injury’s Hall of Fame for the category of Entrepreneur.

Ms. Jones has remains connected to this important work and maintains skillsets to help a company’s  marketing and public relations for the company’s national publication, coordinate marketing for corporate clients, and develop marketing for the company’s products that are used by individuals with disabilities.

As a graduate of Hampton University, Ms. Jones is part of a growing cadre of African Americans who wish to see issues of African Americans with disabilities be both addressed by leadership in the disability and African American communities. Carmen has been featured on On A Roll RadioCNNfnThe New York TimesBlack EnterpriseGlamourNew Mobility and Essence Magazine.

Learn more about Carmen Jones and Solutions Marketing Group http://disability-marketing.com/index.php4.

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