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Carol Simpson

Executive Director

Carol Simpson has over 30 years of experience in the Tech sector from her early career as a programmer at IBM Canada to executive positions at an IT system integrator where she managed 60+ IT professionals. She raised two sons on the autism spectrum, and has successfully placed 15+ individuals on the spectrum in well-paying professional business jobs in Vancouver.

Heather Linka

Autism Employment Consultant

Heather comes from a Speech-Language and Audiology background in Ontario. Since moving to BC in 2016, she has been happily swept away, working in the Autism and Employment field. She attended the Employment Supports Specialty designation course at Douglas College, and has been working to support people on the autism spectrum in various employment models, including the federal initiative Ready, Willing and Able. At Orbital, Heather is the Program Manager for Retention, where she provides services to employers, employees, and unemployed individuals on the spectrum.