Embracing diversity: How to navigate career transitions and dyslexia in tech

Date and time

Wednesday, 6 November 2024

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm GMT

Location

M Shed, Bristol

About this event

Join Eric at the Agile in the city Bristol event, as he shares the personal journey of how he moved into a completely new industry while managing dyslexia and family responsibilities.

This session will explore the hurdles Eric came up against, how he overcame them and the lessons learnt. The talk will touch on agile ways of working and how to harness diversity as a strength.

Participant takeaways:

  • Insights into navigating career transitions and overcoming obstacles in the tech industry.
  • Practical strategies for managing dyslexia (and not letting it hold you back!)
  • How to balance work and family commitments.
  • Inspiration to embrace diversity as a catalyst for personal and professional growth.

Speakers

Eric Cheung

Associate Delivery Manager

Eric decided to change career at the age of 40, having spent 15 years working primarily in the luxury brand hotel industry. He now works as a Delivery Manager at Made Tech, a role that involves “conducting an orchestra” of different people to deliver successful digital tech solutions. Eric lives by the motto of “don’t be afraid” and hasn’t let his dyslexia get in the way of stopping him thrive in the dynamic world of tech.

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