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  Empowering People with Disabilities to Become Leaders And Drive Inclusion Forward Jim Sinocchi, JPMorgan Chase's managing director with the Global Office of Disability Inclusion, discusses how a growing understanding of prejudice can change the way we view disability and prepare society for a new generation of leaders. In 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing struggle for racial equality in America, intersectionality became a powerful tool for addressing prejudice. Coined in 1989 by American lawyer and civil rights advocate KimberlĂ© Crenshaw, intersectionality explores how different aspects of a person's identity combine to create different modes of discrimination and privilege. But while society has focused its attention on a variety of prejudices—including race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity and sexual orientation—one form of discrimination has gotten far less scrutiny: Disability.  The Stark Facts This is a problem I've experienced firsthand: As head