The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency takes workforce diversity in a new direction

Diversity and inclusion, the term typically conjures up images of various races, ethnicities, and even gender IDs. And making sure everyone gets even handed treatment. There’s another dimension to diversity, namely neurodiversity. Lots of people on the autism spectrum are capable of good and useful work. That’s the idea behind a pilot project at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. For details, we turn to the deputy director for strategic transformation in the NGA’s analysis and tradecraft technology shop, Michael Hales.