Neurodiversity is an umbrella term used to refer to variations in the human brain and includes neurodevelopmental differences such as autism, ADHD, epilepsy, tourettes, DLD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia among others. It is estimated that 30-40% of the population are neurodiverse, yet these individuals often struggle to fit the profiles sought by prospective employers.  Embracing the growing shift in attitudes towards neurodiversity is critical in building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

We are delighted to present our keynote speaker Nessa Maguire (Coaching Psychologist and Founder of EudaOrg Ltd) who will explore the myriad of obstacles facing neurodivergent individuals in the workplace. Nessa will also provide insights on how organisations can create a working environment which fosters a culture of positive participation and inclusion. We will also focus on the many strengths that neurodivergent individuals bring to the workplace and challenge prospective employers to adjust their recruitment and career development policies to reflect a broader definition of talent, whereby neurodivergent individuals are treated as unique individual assets.

The event is being delivered via the Remo platform and the link will be circulated to all registered attendee's the day before the event. Throughout the event we will encourage attendees to network with their peers . This will allow for some industry benchmarking and knowledge sharing around neurodiversity to take place.

This event is part of the BPCI D&I working group series of masterclasses, sponsored by BioPharmaChem Skillnet.

Start Date February 17, 2022
Time 11:00
Duration 2 hours
Delegate Price Free
Location Online
Type Briefings
Contact Audrey Devlin