CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Autism Community Ventures (“ACV”) brings together a global network of partner organizations to drive social, economic and financial inclusion among neurodiverse job seekers. It is a public interest corporation with a mission to promote. Founder and neurodiversity expert Dr. Maureen Dunn announced this week as a keynote speaker at his 2022 Stanford Neurodiversity Summit (“The Summit”), which took place virtually from October 23 through October 25. We are happy to announce that it has been picked up.
Dr. Dunne’s keynote, Investing in Neurodiversity to Build a More Inclusive Future, will highlight the importance of investing in innovation and neurodiversity inclusion through private sector projects and funding, and how neurodiversity will impact organizational performance and the future of society. progress. Dunne’s experience as a senior neurodiversity specialist at the LEGO Foundation’s $20 million Play For All Accelerator Fund, which was launched earlier this year, was highlighted. Her presentation also provided a unique framework for her model of authentic inclusion.
This presentation will be available on demand soon. See his website at Summit for more information.
Dunne also moderated a panel discussion at the summit, highlighting entrepreneurship as a key opportunity avenue for meaningful employment among neurodiverse communities. Panelists included business her leaders selected as sponsors as part of the Neurodiverse Entrepreneur Program. The program was formed earlier this year through a partnership between Innovation DuPage (ID) and Autism Angels Group (AAG) to provide ongoing support to Neurodivergent entrepreneurs.
The Stanford event follows Dr. Dunn’s participation as an invited speaker at the Atlantic Festival 2022 (the “Festival”) at The Wharf in Washington, DC in September. Dunn was invited as a key speaker by The Atlantic when, for the first time in its history, the festival addressed the topic of neurodiversity within its diversity, equity, and inclusion segment. The event was moderated by renowned journalist and Pulitzer Prize finalist John Donban, author of the best-selling In a Different Key: The Story of Autism.
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Image 1: Dr. Maureen Dunn at the Atlantic Festival
Dr. Maueeen Dunne talks about the importance of neurodiversity and inclusion at The Atlantic Festival 2022 in Washington, DC.
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Dr. Maureen Dunn at the Atlantic Festival