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D&I Weekly News Round Up: Neurodiversity, Mental health, and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we talk about how AI chatbots can transform the lives of people with neurodiversity, a Deloitte survey about the mental health of Gen Z and millennials, a VR training program for prisoners, and a competition where people do absolutely nothing.

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While AI chatbots can be useful to everyone – for people with neurodiversity, they can be transformational. Worth reading!

Mental health

Deloitte has just released the latest edition of the Gen Z and Millennial Survey, which includes a deep dive into mental health. The survey reveals that 39% of Gen Zs and 37% of millennials reported an improvement in their mental health over the last 12 months, while 18% of Gen Zs and 17% of millennials said their mental health had worsened. Read more here.


Interesting story about Baltimore-based nonprofit Vehicles for Change, piloting a VR auto technician training program in prisons with the aim to change the trajectory for inmates.


Last weekend, the annual Space Out competition took place, this time in Seoul, Korea. Reminding people to stop and take a breather, the participants have to sit and do nothing for 90 minutes, and the person with the lowest resting heart rate wins. Read more here.

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