Kathy Martinez was confirmed by the Senate Thursday, June 25 as ODEP Assistant Secretary.
Blind since birth, Martinez, who has worked as executive director of the World Institute on Disability (WID) since 2005, has worked in employment, asset building, independent living, international development, and diversity and gender issues in her work at WID.
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Obama Nominates ODEP Asst. Secretary Kathy Martinez
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