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Rita Portugal


Work Preferences


Open to roles

InternshipShort Term ContractLong Term EmployeeCo-op

Skills and Strengths

My Neuro-exceptional talent

antecipate events at macro level ; identifying failures and finding solutions ; connecting and conversing several said-to-be complex matters into a simple impactful change for a sound and sustained change (which doesn’t mean that the implementation itself would be easily put in course)

Technical Skills

Top 5 Soft Skills

AdaptabilityStrategic ThinkingCreativityLogical ReasoningCritical Thinking

Inclusion Essentials


Color Contrast ToolsSpeech to Text Technology Interviewer Experienced with NeurodiversityAlternate Interview FormatTask ManagementEmail Writing HelpPresentation HelpConcise InstructionsReceiving Information in AdvanceFlexible ScheduleExtra Time Off for AppointmentsShorter MeetingsPeriodic Rest BreaksUninterrupted Work TimeStanding DesksMeditation / Quiet RoomNoise-cancelling HeadphonesQuiet / Individual WorkspacesSelf-stimulation tools / gadgetCounselingJob CoachingAide / Attendantnatural sun lightdiscreet or not shared individual work spacewide deskstorageminimal work space feelingcozy work spaceoutdoorsmusicnatural airwhite boardbionic readingsecretarial services assistanceoff days planlarge deskcomfortable chairwide screenautomatic backup disknon judgmental placestraightforward speechescoherent policiesfeedback buddybrainstorm buddyNutritional meal center / deliveryhealth assistance

Environments I'm comfortable with

Interaction with the public
Heavy lifting
Bright or blinking lights
Loud noises
Outdoors or places with strong smells
Standing for long periods
Working with animals
Driving a vehicle
Working with food
Variable temperatures
Uniforms (hard hat, hair net, etc.)

natural light and outdoor spaces

Education and Credentials

Attended for 1 years from 2010 to 2011

fordham law school

Master's degree - international business law

Attended for 7 years from 2000 to 2007

universidade catĂłlica portuguesa

Master's degree - law