Autism Speaks: National Pathways to Employment

Community Event


October 26, 2023


12pm - 2pm



Only 20% of people with disabilities, including those with autism, are employed despite having the skillset and desire to work. Autism Speaks has a solution for that: Workplace Inclusion NowTM (WIN), our workforce development program for employers, job seekers and community members. Join us at our free webinar where autistic job seekers and employers can connect and learn about WIN and the benefits of an inclusive workplace environment.

Who should come? Autistic job seekers, transition-age students, employers, human resource professionals and hiring managers, job coaches, vocational rehabilitation counselors, recruiters and those interested in autism and employment.

Guest Speakers:

Keith Wargo, President and CEO, Autism Speaks

Michael “Marko” Markovich, Global Commercial Director, Baseball/Softball, Wilson Sporting Goods Tom D’EriCo-Founder of Rising Tide Car Wash, Author of The Power of Potential

Arianna Esposito, Vice President, Services and Supports, Lifespan Services, Autism SpeaksJosh Cobbs, Director of Employment Initiatives, Autism Speaks

Topics we will discuss:

  • Inclusive hiring and employment initiatives
  • Increasing employment opportunities for autistic and neurodiverse individuals
  • Resources available to job seekers

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