A Convening by Families Helping Families NOLA

Sponsored by IBM

Positioning Ourselves for a Neurodivergent Workforce

Greater New Orleans Foundation, 919 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

Join us for an enriching and unique discussion on fostering a neurodiverse workforce with experts in the field!

Attendees will receive valuable insights from industry leaders including IBM, Microsoft, DXC Technology, and others who will share their expertise and practical strategies for integrating neurodiversity into the workplace.

Discover innovative and actionable strategies to champion Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within your company.

Embrace the power of diverse perspectives and unlock the full potential of your team.

Registration is free and available through Eventbrite: Register

Information about program and panelist


Registration and continental breakfast
9:00 AM

Panel 1: Building Supportive Environment

  • Moderated by Dr. Cathy Lazarus, Associate Dean For Student Affairs and Records. LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans
  • Khai Harley, New Orleans Saints, Autism Advocate
  • Aisha Johnson, Executive Director, Families Helping Families NOLA
  • Emma McClean, Accessibility Apprenticeship Program Manager, Apprenti
  • Sophia Scott, Executive Director, Opportunities Academy

Panel 2: The Power of Neurodiversity

  • Moderated by Sue Killam, LSU Human Development Center
  • Charlotte Dales, Co-Fouider, Inclusively
  • Natalia Lyckowski, IBM’s Global Neurodiversity Advancement Leader
  • Christina Mallon, Head of Inclusive Product at Microsoft
  • Peter Pappas, Program Management Office, DXC Technology

Let’s create a more inclusive future together!

Tickets are free and available through Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/positioning-ourselves-for-a-neurodivergent-workforce-tickets-767731033187

Information about program and panelist https://fhfnola.org/convening/