Community Conversation: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and Autism
Join Good Friend, Inc. for a conversation on employer understanding of “neurodiversity” as it applies to DEI – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
“About this event
The virtual roundtable will be moderated by Good Friend, Inc. (GFI) co-founders Chelsea Budde and Denise Schamens, both mothers to neurodivergent young adults. GFI board director and autistic and disability advocate Sarah Russell also contributes invaluable perspective to the discussion.
- The concept of neurodiversity.
- Why hiring autistic workers is a sound business practice.
- How Good Friend, Inc. help companies be inclusive of adults on the autism spectrum using best practices in recruiting, hiring, and retention.
If your company would like to enhance its DEI focus, mark your calendar for a casual time of open learning and sharing. Register to reserve your spot for this timely discussion.
Want a little taste of how we approach this subject? Check out this 4-minute video.
This conversation will not be recorded and later published; access content is reserved for those who show up. All attendees will receive a PDF of the slide handout following the event. If you’ve attended a previous GFI Lunch and Learn or Community Conversation, you’re welcome to return to this event! As you can imagine, the dialog is dynamic, presenting new learnings with each session.”