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 Coupe

CEO/Owner/Speech Language Pathologist, OARS
A self-diagnosed neurodivergent, Cynthia Coupé is a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialist committed to transforming traditional systems to better serve people with special needs. She is also a mother, TEDx speaker, blogger, and change agent... Read More →

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