Program Lead for Neurodiverse Talent Enablement
Teresa Thomas MITRE’s Program Lead for Neurodiverse Talent Enablement. She has a long history of advocacy for neurodiverse populations. She has been a house parent in a group home for developmentally disabled adults, is now a parent of an adult on the autism spectrum and is active in the MITRE Corporation's Inclusion and Diversity programs.
Teresa is designing and leading the MITRE Federal Neurodiversity Cyber Workforce Program as well as spearheading MITRE's efforts to pilot a neurodiversity co-op program focused on providing opportunities for autistic university students in cybersecurity roles.