RSSWorkshops

Executive Session – “C-Suite Responsibility for Leveraging LGBT Diversity” (Invite Only)

Executive Session – “C-Suite Responsibility for Leveraging LGBT Diversity” (Invite Only)

| April 1, 2013

Executive Session: “C-Suite Responsibility for Leveraging LGBT Diversity” (By invitation only): Moderated by Claudia Brind-Woody, Vice President and Managing Director Intellectual Property & Advanced Technology Licensing, IBM How can the vital few drive progress? Top decision-makers must consider many dimensions on the topic of LGBT diversity and inclusion in their organizations. ‘How do they keep […]

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Workshop 1 – “Employee Resource Groups to Business Resource Groups: the next step in LGBT workplace evolution”

Workshop 1 – “Employee Resource Groups to Business Resource Groups: the next step in LGBT workplace evolution”

| April 1, 2013

“Employee Resource Groups to Business Resource Groups: the next step in LGBT workplace evolution” Presented by IBM  Effectively leveraging LGBT employee networks for all stakeholders LGBT employee networks or ‘Employee Resource Groups’ (ERG’s) do what the name implies: they bring together LGBT employees in an organization and can be a resource of information and activities […]

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Workshop 2 – “SME’s: Backbone of the European economy:” Examining the LGBT contribution and looking towards the future ”

Workshop 2 – “SME’s: Backbone of the European economy:” Examining the LGBT contribution and looking towards the future ”

| April 1, 2013

“SME’s: Backbone of the European economy:” Examining the LGBT contribution and looking towards the future ” Presented by European Gay Managers Association (EGMA) Making the voice of LGBT people heard in European SMEsAccording to the European Commission, more than 99% of all European businesses are in fact small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), providing two out […]

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Workshop 3 – “Lowering the barriers to trans involvement in the workplace”

Workshop 3 – “Lowering the barriers to trans involvement in the workplace”

| April 1, 2013

“Lowering the barriers to trans involvement in the workplace” Presented by Transgender Europe (TGEU) and Transgender Network Netherlands (TNN) Facing the facts and doing something about it Summary: Transgender participation in the workplace continues to be a challenge for both the transgender person themselves as well as for their employers and colleagues. Entry into the […]

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Workshop 4 – “HR Professionals: A Critical Look at Progress with LGBT Workplace Diversity

Workshop 4 – “HR Professionals: A Critical Look at Progress with LGBT Workplace Diversity

| April 1, 2013

 HR Professionals: A Critical Look at Progress with LGBT Workplace Diversity Hosted by ING Getting LGBT on the executive HR agenda The goal of this session is to create connections between our most influential HR allies/sponsors.  Foster sharing of best practices, encouraging healthy competition, and giving the executives a platform on which to share their […]

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Workshop 5 – “Leveraging the strength around us: Taking straight ally involvement to the next level”

Workshop 5 – “Leveraging the strength around us: Taking straight ally involvement to the next level”

| April 1, 2013

 Leveraging the Strength Around Us: Taking Straight Ally Involvement to the Next Level                   Presented by Accenture How involving straight allies can help put your LGBT network in the spotlight LGBT people in the workplace are experts at connecting and working amongst ourselves to get things done.Concentrating on our own community,however, will not in endear us […]

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Workshop 6 – “LGBT Corporate Community Engagement: Inspiring LGBT workplace acceptance in society”

Workshop 6 – “LGBT Corporate Community Engagement: Inspiring LGBT workplace acceptance in society”

| April 1, 2013

“LGBT Corporate Community Engagement: Inspiring LGBT workplace acceptance in society” Hosted by COC and GLSEN How can the lessons of a respectful workplace be shared with the future generation of workers? The future for LGBT people in the workplace depends substantially on the message that students and educational institutions receive from the workplace itself. Employers […]

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Workshop 7 – “LGBT workplace progress in the Public Sector: the value of hand’s-on involvement”

Workshop 7 – “LGBT workplace progress in the Public Sector: the value of hand’s-on involvement”

| April 1, 2013

 “LGBT workplace progress in the Public Sector: the value of hand’s-on involvement”  Presented by Dutch Public Sector Workplace Pride Members (Session in Dutch) How to take the lead by example! Private sector and public sector working environments can often seem as different as night and day. Decision-making can be slower in the public sector and […]

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Workshop 8 – “Vital Signs: A diagnostic approach to assessing workforce gaps and successes”

Workshop 8 – “Vital Signs: A diagnostic approach to assessing workforce gaps and successes”

| April 1, 2013

“Vital Signs: A diagnostic approach to assessing workforce gaps and successes” Presented by Catalyst Europe Learning from gender-based research on measuring progress For several decades Catalyst has been measuring and attempting to accelerate progress towards more diverse and inclusive workplaces. What can the LGBT community learn from the research and tools that Catalyst has developed? […]

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Workshop 9 – “Trust in the Workplace: The Key to Coming Out?”

Workshop 9 – “Trust in the Workplace: The Key to Coming Out?”

| April 1, 2013

“Trust in the Workplace: The Key to Coming Out?” Presented by ESADE Business School (Future of Work Chair), Barcelona Examining the crucial role that trust plays for LGBT people in the workplace. For decades researchers have tried to determine what makes people comfortable enough to come out at work. Results from a recent research by […]

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