Our Awards

Welcome to the Celebrating Neurodiversity Awards

The aim of these awards is to recognise and celebrate successes in the Neurominority community. They recognise the individuals, businesses, organisations and projects that go above and beyond to promote accessibility and inclusion.

Genius Within is delighted to invite you to join us for our 2022 Celebrating Neurodiversity Awards ceremony, which will be taking place during Neurodiversity Celebration Week on Thursday 24th March 2022.

Neurodiversity Celebration Week was established by Siena Castellon to create a more inclusive educational landscape. There are already over 1,950 schools registered to take part this year, with over 1 million students from around the world. Find out more about Neurodiversity Celebration Week here.

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In Support of Tictock Therapy CIC

We are delighted to announce that our celebrity ambassador Natalie Davidson has selected Tictock Therapy as the beneficiary of this years awards donations. 

Tictock Therapy C.I.C provides support, information and therapy (CBiT) services not only to individuals with tics and Tourette’s syndrome but also to families and professionals alike.

 

Find out more about their amazing work on the Tictock Therapy website

The Genius Within 2022 Calendar

We want to share our 2022 calendar with you to make sure you do not miss any of the amazing events and awareness days that go on throughout the year. 

Introducing the 2022 Awards sponsors

Microsoft

 

Video transcript:

At Microsoft we are proud to celebrate neurodiversity and support these awards with Genius Within.

The value proposition for diversity and inclusion within Microsoft is increasingly clear. A diverse and inclusive workforce yields better products and solutions for our customers, and better experiences for our employees. We all need to do our part to encourage new and different perspectives, solutions, and innovative idea, to surface from all our employees.

This goes beyond recruitment. We need to continue to grow and harness the full spectrum of neurodiverse talent, and encourage their involvement, their contribution their taught leadership. Key to this is to recognize, empower, and celebrate diverse thinkers’ achievements. Achievements that lead to products and services including and empowering everyone, helping us to a world that works for everyone.

Ernst & Young

 

Video Transcript:

Hello, I’m Katrina Campbell, the client technology and innovation officer here in EY UK in Ireland. We are absolutely delighted to be the sponsors of the Genius Within Celebrating Neurodiversity Awards.

More about EY:

“At EY diversity and inclusiveness are core to who we are and how we work.

We believe in maximizing the power of different perspectives and backgrounds in our teaming. This helps us to fulfill the EY purpose of Building a Better Working World.

Diversity is about differences. At EY, we think broadly about differences. Inclusiveness is about leveraging these differences to create an environment where all EY people feel, and are valued, for who they are, have a sense of belonging, and are inspired to contribute their personal best in every encounter.”

EY Global Executive Diversity & Inclusion Statement

LSEG

 

Video transcript:

Hello, I am Brigitte Trafford, Chief Corporate Affairs and Marketing Officer at the London Stock Exchange Group, also known as LSEG. I am immensely proud to be the Executive Sponsor of the LSEG Accessibility Network.

Here at LSEG our commitment to inclusion is deeply embedded within our culture, as we want to foster a sense of belonging understanding and respect. we all know inclusive teams are better teams, and that is exactly what we are striving for. I believe raising awareness for neurodiversity inclusion across all industries and organizations is critical. everyone should be given the opportunity to succeed and thrive at work.

Our ambition at LSEG is to ensure everyone can be the best, most authentic version of themselves, and through that be recognised encouraged and elevated. I am thrilled that we will be hosting the Genius Within Celebrating Neurodiversity Awards at our head office in London. I cannot wait to welcome everyone to the events we have planned for our Neurodiversity Celebration Week and continue our support of this wonderful cause.

Very best of luck to all the nominees and I look forward to meeting you all at the ceremony thank you.

With thanks to our 2022 awards category sponsors