Being a Neurodiverse Girl in a Corporate World (as late diagnosed) - Dyslexic Edition

Updated: 3 days ago

Words by Armelle McGeachie

I’m just a girl, standing in front of an office, begging them to love me.

The reality is: I’m dyslexic. And the one thing that I come across most as a girl in corporate marketing is one simple question.

“But how are you in marketing - you can’t read and write?”

Big no-no.

With 80% of dyslexics being diagnosed until after school, the workplace - unbeknownst to most neurotypical people - can be extremely treacherous if you’ve had a late diagnosis.

And it’s this way for a few reasons:

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