Kathleen LeeProject Coordinator and Business Outreach Specialist
Fax: (607) 255-2763
Kathleen Lee is a Business Outreach Consultant at Cornell University’s ILR School and the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability. Kathleen provides technical assistance training and consultation for the business community on issues related to the employment of individuals and veterans with disabilities by sharing best employment practices and resources. Kathleen's experience includes more than twenty years in disability inclusion, human resources, and workforce development. Kathleen has administered federal employment and mentoring programs in multiple locations throughout the country serving veterans, individuals with disabilities, dislocated workers, and students. Other areas of work experience include consultation on accommodations, accessibility and adaptive technology, recruitment, and retention. She also has numerous years of executive management experience with federal employment grants funded through the Department of Labor, Rehabilitation Services Administration, and the Social Security Administration.
Her primary interests center on organizational culture and strategic human resources management of diversified workplaces that are inclusive of people with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. She is active in working with veterans in her community through the American Legion Auxiliary Post 422.
M.S. - Rehabilitation Institute, Southern Illinois University, Rehabilitation Administration
B.A. - Southern Illinois University, Psychology