Neurodiversity and Workplace Inclusion (SEP 2022 Recording)
Today, there is increased awareness about individuals with neurodiverse conditions, and one in 7 people are considered neurodiverse but fewer than 50% know it. Our experts will present a compelling business case for ensuring this diverse group of people can thrive in the workplace and what role the physical workplace plays in doing so. Many people with a neurodiverse profile are high performing, driven individuals who are bold problem solvers that excel in a crisis; the very traits that are in great demand at the moment. There is a compelling human and business case to be made for designing workplaces for inclusivity.
- Understand the neuro-sensitivities within the diverse workforce today.
- Learn different planning concepts to address neuro-sensitivities.
- Understand how to create inclusive spaces and enhance user experience.
Global Workplace Experience Manager, Vice President, Corporate Real Estate & Services, Swiss Re Management Ltd
Susannah is the Vice-President of Global Workplace Experience at Swiss Re. She's passionate about developing inclusive, human-centric experiences by creating a deeper understanding of the psychology and employee behavioral patterns that support a thriving work environment. Susannah is working with the CRE Strategy team to develop a future approach to workplace.
|Kay Sargent, MCR.w|
Director of WorkPlace, HOK
Kay is a recognized expert on workplace design and strategy issues and an award-winning designer. Kay is Global Co-Director of HOK’s WorkPlace team and sits on HOK’s Board of Directors. In 2020 she was named ASID’s Designer of Distinction. She is a past Board Chair of CoreNet Global. In 2021 she provided Expert Testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Director of Workplace Segment Strategy, North America, Tarkett
As part of strategic marketing, Leslie works closely with design on trend forecasting, research and new product development for the workplace segment. She is passionate about design, strategy and people and finds inspiration in collaborative dialogue with the architecture and design community. She believes that bringing together different voices creates synergy