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DE&I Webinar: Recruiting & retaining neurodivergent talent

  • March 23 GMT
  • Online
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We live in a diverse society and successful organisations are increasingly recognising the benefits it can bring. Embracing and supporting diversity, including neurodiversity, can help organizations reach and attract staff from a wider talent pool, with new ways of thinking and problem-solving emerging as a result.

Join our webinar this Neurodiversity Celebration Week to hear from a panel of leading DE&I experts. They’ll discuss the importance and value of recruiting and retaining neurodivergent talent, and how to do it.

This event is free to all inspirers. If you haven’t already, sign up here for free.

Date: March 23rd
Time: 8am San Francisco | 11am NYC | 4pm London | 5pm Berlin | 12am Singapore
Location: Right here!

What to expect

Listen to our panel of leading DE&I experts as they take a deep dive into their own organisations’ DE&I journeys and share best practice alongside practical thoughts and solutions that can be used by D&I Specialists, HR professionals and business leaders to pursue the goal of increasing disability confidence in the workplace.

Who can benefit?

HR & Talent Managers, Diversity, Equality, Inclusion and Belonging Specialists, Training & Development Leaders, Employee Engagement Leaders, Staff Performance Managers, and Disability Champions.

If you can’t attend live make sure to sign up anyway so you get access to the on-demand video.

Speakers

Jane Hatton, CEO, Evenbreak

Jane is a disabled social entrepreneur, TEDx Speaker and author. She founded the award-winning social enterprise Evenbreak in 2011.

Widely published in inclusive recruitment, including “A Dozen Brilliant Reasons to Employ Disabled People” (2017) and “A Dozen Great Ways to Recruit Disabled People” (2020), she is on the executive board of the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative, a Patron of Arkbound Foundation and a Trustee of Action on Disability and Development International. Winning a number of inclusion awards, she was 7th on the Shaw Trust Power 100 ‘Britain’s Most Influential Disabled People’ list in 2019.

James Deignan, Inclusive Technology Specialist, Texthelp

Supporting financial, government and health organizations on their diversity, inclusion and accessibility journey.

Passionate about promoting equality and creating opportunity for all, I believe in a world where difference, disability or language are no longer barriers. With over a decade of experience in the tech space, I advise companies on tools and strategies to improve digital inclusion and online accessibility.

Reach out if you’d like to chat about providing better support and improving inclusion for both customers and employees.

Email: [email protected]

Caroline Eglinton, Head of Inclusion, East West Railway Company

Caroline is Head of Inclusion at East West Railway Company, her role focussing on inclusion and accessibility. Caroline has worked in the rail industry for 16 years, previously an access and inclusion manager at Network Rail Infrastructure Limited. Caroline is Disability and Access Ambassador for the rail industry for the Cabinet Office. She regularly shares her lived experience of disability at events such as the government’s Disability in the Workplace Conference and the Rail Industry Forum. She has also featured in Business Disability Forum’s podcast series.

Caroline has been part of the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport Accessibility Forum, and the Business Disability Forum Transport Roundtable.

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