WHO WE ARE

Nicole Seaward, MS

Director of Research

Nicole is an Autistic advocate and a member of the Asperger Autism Network (AANE) Speakers' Bureau. 

 

She combines her educational background with personal experiences as an Autistic person to participate in panel discussions, mentor Autistic women, and support disabled job seekers.

 

Nicole is an expert on accommodations and the successful inclusion of neurodivergent people in the workplace. She focuses on improving wellbeing and leadership by communicating how it impacts job satisfaction, engagement, and productivity. Nicole is skilled in performing job analyses, organizational process mapping, and creating multi-learner documents and training that increase engagement and productivity.

 

She is an experienced researcher who writes white papers, case studies, and updated job descriptions to support inclusion and retention. Nicole assists business leaders through successful change management, decision-making, leadership development and guides job developers on maximizing client success and making lasting connections with employers. 

 

As part of grit & flow, Nicole has developed training for a large Seattle-based fulfillment company, the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Los Angeles Unified School District, AANE, and more. 

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Credentials

Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Bachelor of Art in Psychology