Michele McKeone, M. Ed is an award-winning thought leader in the neurodiversity community. As the Founder + CEO of Digitability, she launched a model that fully prepares people with neurodiverse needs for our tech-driven and highly social workforce. Named a Woman of Distinction by the Philadelphia Business Journal, Michele has won grants from business plan competitions at the University of Pennsylvania and The Corzo Center for the Creative Economy to increase Digitability's social impact. Funded in part by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Digitability is scaling its impact across the country to increase neurodiversity in the workplace.
December 25th, 2018 | 25 mins 16 secs
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A Philadelphia high school teacher working with autistic students realized that, with the right approach, she could help her students learn crucial work skills, get good jobs and gain their independence. Michele McKeone has created a business that helps educators prepare neuro-diverse students for a technology-driven, highly social workforce.
Michele joins me today to discuss the proven success and promising future of her forward-thinking, legislative-supported company. She has refined her own skill set of marketing and fundraising and is expanding the reach of her company across the country and around the world. It’s the story of Digitability on The Build.