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SWE Diverse Podcast Ep 232: The Benefits of Neurodiversity in the Workplace With Holly Maudsley of 3M

Holly Maudsley shares about how organizations can better support neurodiverse individuals in the workplace on Diverse: a Society of Women Engineers podcast!

In this episode, Holly Maudsley, Pilot Plant and Product Development Manager at 3M, shares her personal experiences with ADHD and provides insight on how to better support neurodiverse folks in the STEM workforce.

Maudsley covers the different types of neurodiversity, the accommodations needed to make everyone successful, strategies for self-advocacy, and real-world examples of how to foster inclusion for those with ADHD, autism, dyspraxia, dyslexia, and other cognitive differences.

Listen to the episode on SWE’s websiteSpotifyApple Podcasts, or on your favorite podcast platform.

Speaker: Holly Maudsley, 3M

SWE Diverse Podcast Ep 232: Ep 232: The Benefits of Neurodiversity in the Workplace With Holly Maudsley of 3M

Holly Maudsley has over 25 years of experience at 3M that spans multiple states, plant sites and divisions.

Now Holly is the Pilot Plant Manager for Abrasives Systems, the largest division within 3M. She holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology,

She has worked with people of all abilities and has witnessed the success of business with all neuro types included. Additionally, Holly has a lifetime of experience of schooling and working with ADHD, as well as parenting a child with ADHD.

Host: Sam East

Sam East - Engineering Podcast HostSam East is a media personality based in Toronto, Canada.

You can hear her on “Sam & Dames” in the afternoon from 3-7PM on Toronto’s #1 Hit Music Station, 99.9 Virgin Radio, and with the iHeartRadio Canada app.

When she’s not in studio, she might be hosting live events, hosting and producing the podcast “Lessons to My Younger Self,” or sharing a video that leads to a personal invite from Oprah Winfrey.

Sam is also a certified mindfulness meditation teacher and is thrilled to be able to share tools to help cultivate presence, peace, and self-awareness.


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