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Big Companies Hire and Support Neurodiverse Employees in the Pandemic and Beyond

Tuesdays in April (4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27) 2021 from noon – 1 p.m. ET

Join industry leaders from Dell Technologies, SAP, JPMorgan Chase, EY, and more to hear how they’re building a neurodiversity-friendly workplace and increasing productivity, employee morale and retention and manager effectiveness.

Essential For:

  • Career Services and Transition Professionals
  • Disability Services Officers
  • Employee Resource Group Coordinators
  • Department and HR Managers
  • Diversity and Inclusion Leaders

Sessions on

  • Dell’s Neurodiversity Hiring Program: From Pilot to Pandemic and Plans for the Future (April 6) 

    Tuesday, April 6 from noon – 1 p.m. ETDell Logo


    This session will inform and educate the audience about the neurodiversity program at Dell and why it makes business sense to hire neurodiverse employees. Danielle will share ways in which the company has pivoted during the pandemic to host their program in a virtual environment, including challenges and resolutions, results, learnings, and plans for the future. Come and learn what Dell is doing to shape the discourse on neurodiversity.


    Danielle Biddick
    Sr. Advisor, Diversity Talent Acquisition
    Dell Technologies

  • The Neurodiversity Priority at SAP:
    What It Means for the Present and Future of the Workplace

    Tuesday, April 13 from noon – 1 p.m. ET SAP logo


    An inspirational and much sought after speaker, Jose Velasco will address SAP’s global leadership in hiring employees with autism and his vision for the future of the workplace for neurodiverse employees. Audiences will be challenged to think differently and learn of all the possibilities for neurodiverse employees in today’s workplace


    Jose Velasco, Program Director, Business Process Intelligence and Autism at Work Ambassador

  • Neurodiversity Initiatives at Corporate Giants Ernst & Young (EY) and JPMorgan ChaseEY logo

    Tuesday, April 20 from noon – 1 p.m. ET


    Leaders from corporate giants JPMorgan Chase and Ernst & Young (EY) discuss the elements of their neurodiversity initiatives, hiring and internship practices, employee and supervisor support, and the role neurodiversity plays in their corporate growth strategies.

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    Jamell G. Mitchell, MBA
    Neuro-Diverse Centers of Excellence
    Chief Talent/Strategy Leader | Americas ASA
    Ernst & Young LLP

    Anthony Pacilio
    Vice President, Global Head of Autism at Work
    JPMorgan Chase & Co.

  • Stronger Together: Connecting Companies and Neurodivergent Jobseekers

    Tuesday, April 27 from noon – 1 p.m. ET Landmark College Logo


    This interactive session will provide implementable tools to support neurodiverse individuals in their search for jobs. Working from a strengths based perspective, learn strategies to equip candidates facing barriers to employment as well as discover ways to build valuable partnerships with employers who seek to hire neurodivergent talent.  


    Jan Coplan, Director of Career Connections, Landmark College
    Jonathan Steele, Assistant Director of Career Connections, Landmark College

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