Throughout all of this, my biggest fear was that my condition would hinder my career. In some respects, it has definitely slowed and altered its path. Yet, I’ve come to realise that what is valued most in a workplace is not necessarily how knowledgeable you are, but rather, the kind of person you are.
Last Wednesday, my old university invited me to talk to economics students about my experiences since graduating. I decided to talk to them about things that aren’t always mentioned; things that I wish someone had told me when I was in their shoes.
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