The latest neurodiversity events in and around the neuroinclusion conversation

Our Latest Neurodiversity Event

Virtual Fireside Chat with Stu Shader

Virtual Fireside Chat with Stu Shader

We’re thrilled that we’ll be joined for our next neurodiversity Virtual Fireside Chat by Stu Shader - one of the leading neurodivergent voices in Silicon Valley. Stu is a frequent speaker on the topic of neurodiversity at work, and the creator of Microsoft's annual...

Virtual Fireside Chat with Stu Shader

We’re thrilled that we’ll be joined for our next neurodiversity Virtual Fireside Chat by Stu Shader - one of the leading neurodivergent voices in Silicon Valley. Stu is a frequent speaker on the topic of neurodiversity at work, and the creator of Microsoft's annual...

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Webinars

Virtual Fireside Chat with Stu Shader

Virtual Fireside Chat with Stu Shader

We’re thrilled that we’ll be joined for our next neurodiversity Virtual Fireside Chat by Stu Shader - one of the leading neurodivergent voices in Silicon Valley. Stu is a frequent speaker on the topic of neurodiversity at work, and the creator of Microsoft's annual...

Virtual Fireside Chat with Shey Ojedokun

Virtual Fireside Chat with Shey Ojedokun

Another in our virtual fireside chat series, this time with author Oluseyitan (Shey) Ojedokun. Shey, a 24 year old British Nigerian, released her book "The Intersectionality of Being Black and Neurodiverse" in 2023 - a book that has immediately won significant praise...

Virtual Fireside Chat with Lyric Rivera

Virtual Fireside Chat with Lyric Rivera

There are few more influential and informed voices in the neurodiversity world than that of Lyric Rivera, author, consultant and founder of the blog "NeuroDivergent Rebel". Lyric's best-selling business ethics book, "Workplace Neurodiversity Rising", was named a...

Neurodiversity & Innovation with Remi Uzzan and Shawn Fry

Neurodiversity & Innovation with Remi Uzzan and Shawn Fry

  Most CEOs and senior leaders talk about the urgent need to innovate. Innovation can be on a big scale - a new technology or product - but it can also be on a micro scale, with small process improvements leading to big wins. In this webinar we will focus on how...

Virtual Fireside Chat with Tom D’Eri of Rising Tide

Virtual Fireside Chat with Tom D’Eri of Rising Tide

We welcomed one of the preeminent speakers and figures in the neurodiversity at work space for a special virtual fireside chat. Tom D'Eri is a social entrepreneur and founder of Rising Tide Car Wash, an organization that employs over 90 autistic people in a successful...

“A Hidden Force” with Paulette Penzvalto and Margaux Joffe

“A Hidden Force” with Paulette Penzvalto and Margaux Joffe

We were excited to host a special webinar to celebrate the launch of Uptimize founder Ed Thompson's book "A Hidden Force - Unlocking the Power of Neurodiversity at Work". In this event, Ed was joined for a conversation by Google's Paulette Penzvalto, author of the...

Virtual Fireside Chat with Trina Haynes of My Lady ADHD

Virtual Fireside Chat with Trina Haynes of My Lady ADHD

We were proud to welcome one of the premier global voices of the neurodivergent community, Trina Haynes, for a special virtual fireside chat with Ed Thompson, CEO and founder of Uptimize. Trina is the Founder of My Lady ADHD, a community for women with ADHD with over...

Secrets to Building & Leading Neurodiversity ERGs

Secrets to Building & Leading Neurodiversity ERGs

Neurodiversity enterprise resource groups (ERGs) have been a vital driver for neuroinclusive change both within organizations and beyond. Several of the most successful ERG builders on the planet, Salesforce's Kurt Iobst and Ubisoft's Pierre Escaich and Aris Bricker,...

Most Common Misconceptions about Neurodiversity at Work

Most Common Misconceptions about Neurodiversity at Work

We were thrilled to be joined by special guest - Lead DEIA Specialist and International Neurodiversity Educator Marcie Ciampi - and Uptimize CEO Ed Thompson for a discussion of key misconceptions around the topics of neurodiversity at work, common mistakes people can...

Building a Neurodiversity ERG at your organization

Building a Neurodiversity ERG at your organization

Hear ERG leaders from Salesforce and Ubisoft on how to provide a pathway to being an active neuroinclusion champion in your workplace. Topics covered include:– Why neuroinclusion is important in the workplace– How self-advocates and allies at companies like Salesforce...

“Appreciating and Supporting Spiky Profiles” Webinar

“Appreciating and Supporting Spiky Profiles” Webinar

Neurodivergent professionals often have what is considered a "spikier" skills profile; when plotted on a graph, skills and strengths can play out in a pattern of high peaks and low troughs, resulting in a spiky appearance. Others - so called "generalists" - can have a...

“Women with ADHD in the Workplace” Webinar

“Women with ADHD in the Workplace” Webinar

Awareness about ADHDer women is increasing. Having a neuroinclusive workplace is becoming an expectation in some industries, and creating a functional workspace with diverse talents and needs can help companies in achieving their business objectives. In this webinar,...

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Podcasts

Let’s Talk Universal podcast with Ed Thompson

Let’s Talk Universal podcast with Ed Thompson

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE Are companies underestimating the neurodiversity of their teams? Join Erica and Ed as they discuss the challenges of measuring neurodiversity when many people don't disclose it or even fully understand the concept.  

Recruiting Future Podcast with Matt Alder: Neuroinclusion

Recruiting Future Podcast with Matt Alder: Neuroinclusion

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE HERE According to recent estimates, between 15 and 20 percent of the world’s population is neurodivergent. Although our understanding of the brain has taken some massive leaps forward, a large proportion of neurodivergent people do not have...

MyLadyADHD Podcast with Trina Haynes

MyLadyADHD Podcast with Trina Haynes

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE HERE What is Neurodiversity? What does it look like in the workplace and what are the challenges for ADHDers at work? Neurodiversity is a bit of a buzz word right now - and I wanted to break it down and take a deeper look at the...