Embracing Minds: Neurodiversity and the Super Power of Active Listening
HerSuccessJuly 11, 2023x
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Embracing Minds: Neurodiversity and the Super Power of Active Listening

HerSuccess Episode 1: Embracing Minds

Neurodiversity and the Super Power of Active Listening

Join us in this inspiring episode as we delve into the remarkable journey of Tara May, the visionary CEO of Aspiritech. Aspiritech, one of the nation's largest employers of autistic individuals in the technology sector, is changing lives and transforming perception.

In this conversation, we explore Tara's personal experiences, challenges, and triumphs in building an inclusive and innovative company and why the 'power of listening' is one of the greatest leadership tools you can master.

Topics covered include:

  • Tara May’s Career journey
  • Neurodiversity
  • Psychological safety
  • Active Listening
  • Building positive company cultures


About Tara May

Tara is the CEO of Aspiritech a Chicago based tech company specializing in QA testing company, and which empowers individuals on the autism spectrum to fulfill their potential through meaningful employment combined with social opportunity. In addition, Tara is a board member for a number of other companies, is a Forbes contributor and a neurodiversity champion.

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HerSuccess is brought to you by Engtal. Engtal is a US-based staffing agency specializing in engineering and technology, with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Part of our mission is to balance the diversity scales in our industry.

We are so tied to this mission that we donate a thousand dollars from every underrepresented placement made to our nonprofit, Diversify the Future. We then use that money to fund scholarships for underrepresented groups to help them obtain a STEM degree. If you're an engineer or a tech professional looking for a new position, or you're hiring for talent in this space and want a recruitment partner, please get in touch.

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