CLAYTON, Mo. (KSDK) – The Assistant United States Secretary of Labor will pay a visit to St. Louis this week to speak on out on disability employment.

Kathleen Martinez, who also serves as an international disability rights leader, will speak as a part of the Max Starkloff Speaker Series, Thursday at the Centene Corporation headquarters. Martinez, who has been blind since birth, will speak on the topic of "Strengthen your workforce: the Disability Advantage."

The session is free and open to the public, but registration is encouraged for the limited seating event.

The session will be held Thursday, 4-5 p.m. at Centene in Clayton.