Employing the Autism Advantage: 3 Steps to Making it Happen

A business webinar hosted by Specialisterne Australia to inspire and educate business leaders to harness the autism advantage and to celebrate World Autism Awareness Month

Date: Wednesday 21st April 2021

Time: 8.00am to 9.30am (AEST)

Location: Online hosted through Webex

Register to attend:

    Specialisterne Australia is proud to be hosting an engaging business breakfast webinar on Wednesday 21st April 2021 with key note speaker, Thorkil Sonne, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Specialisterne Foundation, giving insights into employing the autism advantage on a global scale and celebrating World Autism Awareness Month.

    World Autism Awareness Month (WAAM) aims to put the spotlight on the hurdles that people on the autism spectrum face every day. As a growing global health issue owing to its increasing exposure in the press and common knowledge, autism is gaining more understanding and WAAM activities are planned every year to further increase and develop world knowledge of children and adults on the autism spectrum.

    What’s more, WAAM goes one step further to celebrate the strengths and talents of those on the autism spectrum, while putting a huge focus on the warm embrace and welcome that these skills deserve through community events around the globe.

    3 STEPS TO MAKING IT HAPPEN

    Our special guest speakers share their learnings and experience in successfully implementing an Autistic Talent Program in the Workforce

    As part of the WAAM celebrations, Specialisterne Australia will be facilitating a business breakfast webinar with key note speaker, Thorkil Sonne who is a World Economic Forum Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur, an Ashoka Globalizer Fellow and the Founder of Specialisterne and Specialisterne Foundation.

    The business breakfast webinar aims to inspire and equip businesses to take action to diversify their workforce by sharing experiences and success stories of existing Specialisterne Australia clients. The event will focus on our clients’ sharing their insights and learnings in the key steps undertaken in establishing and implementing an autism hiring program.

    The speakers will share their experiences and learnings in the following areas:

     

    • Building and formalising a business case
    • Getting cross organisational support and commitment
    • Implementing the pilot program

    Thorkil Sonne

    World Economic Forum Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur, an Ashoka Globalizer Fellow and the Founder of Specialisterne and Specialisterne Foundation

    The event is free to attend, with limited registrations. If you are an executive, business leader, HR manager, D&I lead, or responsible for driving diversity and exceptional talent in your workforce this event is not to be missed.

    Breakfast event details:

    Date: Wednesday 21st April 2021

    Time: 8.00am to 9.30am (AEST)

    Location: Online hosted through Webex

    Register to attend:

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