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Neurodiversity in the Workplace


Online event

Neurodiversity is becoming increasingly recognized as an important factor in America’s workplace and economy. Employers, community organizations, schools and governmental institutions must work together to ensure that neurodivergent individuals have full access to employment, especially as our nation recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), join us for a panel featuring experts in the field as well as individuals with lived experience as we explore the benefits of hiring people with cognitive differences, the barriers they face when entering the workforce and our collective role in creating inclusive, supportive work cultures.

Panelists:

  • Patience Ajoff-Foster, PhD, executive director for diversity and inclusive culture, Drexel University

  • Robert L. “Bob” Bromberg, MBA ’77, retired human resources executive and consultant

  • Sarah Nannery, director of development for autism initiatives, Drexel University; autistic self-advocate and co-author of Simon & Schuster’s “What to Say Next: Successful Communication in Work, Life and Love”

  • Moses Bangura, student, Community College of Philadelphia; graduate of Project Career Launch at Drexel University, a transitional program for neurodiverse high school students entering the workforce or continuing their education

Who should attend?

Audience

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Alumni