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Women in Business – Workshop for Neurodiverse Business Owners

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thriving in business comes with extra challenges if you’re not neurotypical. Join neurodiversity coach Anna for an illuminating workshop.

PLEASE NOTE: This session is part of BIPC Devon’s Women in Business course, sessions are open to Devon-Based business women.

How to maximize yourself and your business as a neurodiverse woman in business: from the perspective of women with ADHD, Autism and co-occurring conditions

Content of the workshop:

Learn about some of the challenges, strengths and benefits of having a neurodivergent condition and being in business, with examples from Anna’s experience coaching clients with ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia and other neurodivergent conditions. Many neurodivergent women are leaving their “day jobs” to set up their own businesses and Anna’s coaching helps both at the start and to maintain momentum. Get ideas and practical tips for maximising your best asset, yourself, and running a successful business.

To include:

  • Practical tips and things to be aware of if you’re a woman with ADHD/AuDHD in business.
  • Neurodivergent-friendly approaches and resources for women in business.
  • Some fun yet revealing exercises to do in the workshop.
  • Introduction to some of the neuroscience behind advantages that entrepreneurs with neurodivergence possess.
  • Strengths as well as challenges of entrepreneurs with ADHD & other conditions.
  • Help available from Access to Work for self-employed women and how to go about getting it.
  • Tools for success.

About the speaker:

Anna Schlapp BA, AAC, ACC has been coaching people with ADHD and other neurodivergent brains for the past 10 years.

Coach Anna has worked with many neurodivergent women, both employed and self-employed, and loves helping them find creative solutions to the challenges they face in their lives and workplaces. Coach Anna helps people learn to work more with their own unique brain wiring, and with a focus on how they can lean into their strengths.


Zoom webinar – joining details are available on the Online Event page and included in reminder emails.


Closed Captions are available and can be turned on for any user via your own Zoom settings.

Recordings are available for those who may wish to revisit the topic.

The session will be recorded for BIPC Devon’s archive. You are free to leave your cameras on or turn them off as you prefer. There will be a chance to ask questions during the session, which you can do via video/audio or by using the Zoom chat function.

If there is anything we can do to help you access this session more easily, please do get in touch at

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July 15
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