Autisic Women & Non-Binary Network of Edmonton & Area (AWNNE)

Make a difference in the lives of autistic women in the workplace!

We are looking for a diverse group of autistic women and non-binary people who have had employment experiences, whether good or bad, to be part of the second phase of an autistic-led employment project. This project is working to develop employment resources for a website to assist autistic women and non-binary people with their unique employment needs.

The Goal
Autistic women and non-binary people supporting each other to achieve employment and career goals.

You Are

  • A woman or gender non-binary person, aged 18+
  • Diagnosed with autism/self-identify as autistic
  • Interested in exploring employment issues for women/ gender non-binary individuals on the spectrum
  • Willing to share your employment experiences
  • A resident of Alberta

Benefits

  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Be part of a group of diverse individuals
  • Have your voice heard
  • Opportunity to create change
  • Honorariums

The group will meet monthly, either virtually or in person, dependent on COVID-19 restrictions, and will wrap-up by November 2022. Applicants are welcome from across the province; those living outside of the Edmonton area can attend meetings via Zoom.

Interested in joining the AWNNE?

Tell us your story!

To apply, submit a resume with short story, story board, or a video about yourself and your employment experiences.

Deadline: August 13, 2021

Submissions can be made to:
Submissions can be made to Jackie Ryan at jryan@centreforautism.ab.ca

All submissions will be reviewed and responded to, but not all applications will be accepted.  

Download the AWNNE Flyer

Together we can make a change in the lives of autistic women in the workplace. Let’s start today!

This project is funded by the Ministry of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women