Wendy Strobel Gower
Thomas P. Golden Director
Disability-Inclusive Workplaces and Employer Fee-for-Service Initiatives
Director, Northeast ADA Center
201 Dolgen Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-6751
Fax: (607) 255-2763
Wendy Strobel Gower is the Thomas P. Golden Director of Disability-Inclusive Workplaces and Employer Fee-for-Service Initiatives at Cornell University’s K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations. In this role, she serves on the executive leadership committee of the Yang-Tan Institute.
Wendy’s professional work focuses on interpreting disability laws and regulations for application to workplace policy and practice, and on developing and testing innovative approaches to culture change in organizations as it relates to inclusion of people with disabilities.
Wendy is also the Project Director for the Northeast ADA Center, which is funded by the National Institute for Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, and she is the Co-Director of the Employer Assistance and Resource Network, which is funded by the Office of Disability Employment Policy.
Wendy holds a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).
M.S., Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Rehabilitation Counseling
B.A., State University of New York at Oswego, Psychology