Kathleen Petkauskos leads Work Without Limits, a Massachusetts statewide initiative managed by UMass Chan Medical School that brings together employers and community partners to increase the employment of people with disabilities. Work Without Limits aims to improve the infrastructure in the state so that more individuals with disabilities will enter and advance in employment arena.
Ms. Petkauskos has been instrumental in building the Work Without Limits B2B Network, which provides the forums and conduits for business peers to connect, share, inspire and transfer best practices around disability employment and builds disability diversity confidence of organizations. Another resource created is Jobs Without Limits, a job board for people with disabilities seeking work in Massachusetts and the employers who are looking to hire them.
Prior to coming to UMass Chan Medical School, Ms. Petkauskos was the president at Resource Partnership, which works to support non-traditional job candidates in finding employment.
Ms. Petkauskos received her associate’s degree in physical therapy from Becker College.