Minnesota Spinal Cord Injury Association (MNSCIA) board member, Kurt Wiger, will be honored at the 26th annual Forum on Workplace Inclusion, the nation’s leading conference on diversity and inclusion, which will take place March 18-20 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Kurt will be presented with this year’s Friend of the Forum Award. For almost eight years he has been active with the forum’s program and health care track committees. He has volunteered with logistics and hospitality, and has been a ceaseless advocate of the conference.
The Diversity Awards are given to individuals who show exemplary effort in addressing workplace diversity issues. Recipients will be recognized during a special luncheon on Thursday, March 20, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Kurt has worked in the field of disabilities for over 30 years. He has held several positions at the Courage Kenny Institute including 15 years as the Admissions Coordinator and most recently as Coordinator of Volunteers and Interns where he works directly with students entering the medical field. He is also co-founder of the MNSCIA.
Forum on Workplace Inclusion: http://www.stthomas.edu/mcf