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Carol Glazer

President, National Organization on Disability

photo_carol-glazerCarol Glazer joined the National Organization on Disability (NOD) in July 2006 and became President in October, 2008. Under Carol’s leadership, NOD has developed important new relationships with the US Army, leading employers, national and local foundations, allied disability organizations and scores of new corporate donors to NOD’s programs. She put in place NOD’s signature employment demonstrations, Wounded Warrior Careers and Bridges to Business.

From 1998 to 2006, Carol operated a consulting enterprise providing program development and management assistance to foundations, universities, and nonprofits fighting poverty in inner-city communities. Carol served as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation; and for eleven years prior, served as a senior manager at LISC, the nation’s largest community development intermediary.

Carol holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and in 2012, was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by Allegheny College for her work on behalf of individuals with disabilities. She has two children, one of whom was born with hydrocephalus and has physical and intellectual disabilities.