Moving Expectations Forward: A Story by Jeffrey Shapiro
Date & Time
Monday, October 21, 2019, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
San Francisco Room
Diversity and Inclusion have become big buzz words in the Entertainment Industry. Exceptional Minds, a nonprofit professional training academy and studio for visual effects artists and animators with autism, is transforming expectations and inserting autism into the diversity and inclusion conversation. With a mission of employment, self-sufficiency and inclusion, Jeffrey Shapiro, Executive Director of Exceptional Minds, will tell you about the journey of one Exceptional Mind whose expectations were moved from unmet potential to career and personal success.