On Tuesday, November 16 from 5PM - 6PM CST, Jhilika Kumar, the founder and CEO of Mentra, will come speak at the NeuroBytes Talk Series. Mentra is a startup focused on enabling neurodiverse individuals to find meaningful careers by centering their talents. Mentra has sought to reimagine how hiring is conducted in the private sector to create better opportunities for inclusive work force creation. Jhillika will be talking about her experiences with neurodiversity and her journey through Mentra.
NeuroBytes is a new set of talks hosted by the student led group NeuroTech@UIUC. Talks focus on innovations occurring at the boundaries of brain, mind, and technological advances by looking at current problems through unique perspectives.
For more information about this event, please see the Facebook event listing for the upcoming talk.