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September 21-22, 2022 | In-person + Virtual
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Thursday, September 22 • 9:35am - 9:55am
Keynote: Neurodivergency and the Mainframe: A Parallel Universe - Cynthia Coupé, CEO, Outreach Advocacy Resources and Services, Inc

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Neurodivergency (autism, ADHD, anxiety, dyslexia) is a hot topic in today's world. This session discusses the similarities between the mainframe industry and issues neurodivergent individuals face. Think there's no parallels? Think again!

We'll explore what being neurodivergent looks like, supports that are needed in the workplace, and what gets to change in the mainframe industry to attract new talent. Cynthia will discuss "Quiet Quitting" vs. "Loud Retention" and how some pointed changes can make all the difference.

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Cynthia Coupé

CEO, Outreach Advocacy Resources and Services (OARS), Inc
Cynthia Coupé is a neurodivergent inclusion specialist, Speech-Language Pathologist, thought leader, TEDx speaker, blogger, mother, and change agent. She is a solopreneur dedicated to shifting the perception of neurodivergent minds by facilitating Diversity and Inclusion conversations in workspaces and schools. Additionally, she is the sole owner and CEO of Outreach Advocacy Resources and Se... Read More →


Thursday September 22, 2022 9:35am - 9:55am EDT
Sullivan Hub
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