5: Building Space for Neurodiversity to Thrive with Vanessa Castañeda Gill (she/her)

In this episode, Co-Founder of Social Cipher, Vanessa Castañeda Gill (she/her) joins the show to discuss how her company is creating space for Neurodivergent youth to thrive through their space pirate-themed social-emotional learning games. Social Cipher is led by a team of Neurodivergent Founders, including Vanessa herself.

Vanessa and Thamarrah (she/her) talk:

  • the importance of autistic youth failing safely
  • challenges faced by neurodivergent people caused by inequity in the workplace in the startup space as founders
  • how we can all support the neurodivergent community

Vanessa Castañeda Gill

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