The first ever disability job board powered by BrightSpyre.com has been launched at a colorful event being organized to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday, December 2, 2008. This event was organized by the Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP). Event included the Minister for Social Welfare & Special Education, Samina Khalid Ghurki, as the premier guest. Over 350 participants including 250 persons with disabilities, attended the ceremony, which was held at the auditorium of the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). The event featured a theatre performance by disabled persons, a presentation by a role model titled ‘Disability is a Social Issue’, and the launch of a video documentary. Pakistan’s first job portal by BrightSpyre.com for disabled persons was there to provide information and inspiration to the disabled community.
Mr. Atif Sheikh, the president of STEP has also appreciated the initiative of BrightSpyre for launching the job board during International Day of Persons with Disabilities
STEP is a cross-disability organization, working for the empowerment of disabled persons through capacity building and advocacy. It is engaged in leadership, ICT and independent living training of disabled persons.
Job Board URL: http://step.jobboard.com.pk