Thu, 20 Jul|
Neurodiversity & Entrepreneurship
Exploring Neurodiversity and Entrepreneurship, for employers and entrepreneurs
Time & Location
20 Jul, 12:00 – 14:00
Shrewsbury, University Centre Shrewsbury, Frankwell, Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ, UK
About the Event
An informal session to explore the links between neurodiversity and entrepreneurship, led by Emily Edwards , neurodiversity coach and Trina Southerton, Cofounder of Seeds of Change.
Who is this session for? Entrepreneurs, leaders, organisations and enterprises who want to:
- Learn about neurodiversity
- Learn about the links between neurodivergence and entrepreneurship
- Connect, share and discuss their own experiences of the workplace with others related to being neurodivergent
- Enable more neurodivergent talent in the workplace
(Confused about these terms? We will discuss this in the event or check out this simple blog from The Donaldson Trust https://www.donaldsons.org.uk/news/the-language-of-neurodiversity/
This will be an interactive session where everyone’s contributions and experiences are welcomed. There will be opportunities to learn more about neurodiversity, to hear neurodivergent experiences and gain different perspectives on how to provide a more inclusive approach for everyone.
This session will offer you the opportunity to explore:
• What it means to work at your best.
• How understanding this can impact your potential to thrive at work.
We embrace neurodiversity and disability so if you require any adjustments for this event, please let us know as soon as possible what would work better for you.
You may wish to bring a pen, paper or other method of taking notes.
Tickets are limited to 1 per organisation.
Emily is a late discovered self-identifying Autistic ADHDer; her background is in Psychology and Human Resource Management. Over the last 6 years Emily has been enabling neurodivergent people of all ages discover their strengths and work at their best. Emily is currently training to become an Associate Certified Coach with the ICF and is passionate about inclusion in the workplace ensuring people have access to the support and resources they need to thrive.
About BizEd Projects CIC www.bizedprojects.com
BizEd Projects CIC is passionate about making it easier for smaller organisations to have an impact in their local community. CEO Vicki Ayton has worked in business development for social and environmental impact for the past 15 years, and previous to this was a lecturer and trainer. BizEd also publishes digital guides to help signpost businesses to local initiatives including #AllTogetherNow on talent pathways and soon to launch #TheLittleGreenGuide