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Be inspired: How being authentic can help your career + keynote

In this exciting panel, individuals will share with us why being authentic has helped their career:

  •     Coming out stories at work
  •     Why being out can help your personal branding
  •     The role of LGBT+ Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to help bring your whole self to work
  •     Interactions with customers, colleagues and stakeholders
  •     Personal advice


In partnership with:

         

 

Receive your LGBT+ Inclusion Certificate of Attendance for the WorkPride Global Conference 2020!

(To qualify, you must register and attend a minimum of 5 webinars during the WorkPride Global Conference.)

Speakers:

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    Sergio Diaz Jubera
    Sergio Diaz Jubera
    Engineering Manager, Software Development
    Oracle
    Hi! I'm a computer engineer leading software development teams at Oracle Barcelona, with more than 10 years of experience working in different US-based companies and government institutions in Spain and Chile. Apart from my job as software engineer, I'm an advocate of all dimensions of diversity and inclusion. That's why since a couple of years ago I'm also the leader of Oracle’s LGBTQ+ Spanish ERG.
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    Michael Jones
    Michael Jones
    Global Head of Learning & Development
    SR Group
    Hi everyone, I am an out and proud gay man, working in the recruitment sector for almost 15 years. I am a Learning & Development professional and am passionate about helping others reach their potential, particularly people at the graduate and entry-level. I'm available to give young LGBTQ+ professionals career and job-seeking advice, as well as share my experiences of coming out and learning how to be my authentic self. Please feel free to get in touch!
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    Chloë Davies
    Chloë Davies
    Head of Social Impact
    Lucky Generals
    Chloe Davies is a proud bisexual woman, mother of two, a creative, global inclusion & belonging consultant, chef and entrepreneur. Her work sees her campaigning for inclusion and equality in social spaces, corporate organisations and the wider community. She spent over 15 years working in retail, artist management and PR before starting her own catering company in 2015. In September 2021 she took on the role of Head of Social Impact for Lucky Generals – the creative company for people on a mission. Where she will be responsible, in conjunction with management, for setting the company’s social impact goals and ensuring that they are met in the most effective and creative ways possible. The role will be focused on building a sustainable, diverse and inclusive company culture and output. Before this Chloe spent over two years working for Mygwork - The global recruitment and networking hub for LGBT+ students, graduates, professionals and organisations who believe in true workplace equality. As Head of Training & Engagement (Public & Community) she oversaw necessary internal and external conversations surrounding LGBT+ inclusion, training and external consultation. Chloe volunteers with UK Black Pride (UKBP) as the Head of Finance & Governance, working closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees to help shape the future of UK Black Pride. She is the Head of Relations for the London Queer Fashion Show - An annual showcase of fashion, identity, and expression, a Trustee for the London LGBTQ+ Community Centre and an Ambassador for Mental Health First Aid England. She describes herself as a mental health survivor, openly discussing her own journey with depression and mental health and advocates on usualising these conversations both in and outside of the workplace and starred alongside Denise Welch in ‘Depression & Me’ – a short film produced by Mental Health First England which shines a light on lived experience of depression and recovery. In all of her work, which takes Chloe around the globe, she aims to further connect those within the community while educating allies to continue disrupting and push for increased visibility, understanding and appreciation of the communities she works to serve. In July 2021, Chloe was shortlisted out of 52,000 nominees for The National Diversity Awards – Positive Role Model of the Year – LGBT. The ceremony will be held on the 4th February 2022.
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    Alison Shea
    Alison Shea
    Vice President Global HR and Corporate Citizenship - Learning and Transformation
    State Street
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    Tate Smith
    Tate Smith
    Programme Support Officer
    Clifford Chance
    Tate is an openly gay transgender man passionate about improving trans male visibility, educating others and debunking common myths surrounding trans people. He works as a Programme Support Officer at Clifford Chance, studies law part-time and volunteers at Gendered Intelligence as a Youth Worker. Tate is passionate about giving back to his community, having previously volunteered at Spectra, as a Peer Mentor to other trans men and acting as Trans Representative on Birkbeck's Student Union.   Over the past year, Tate has featured on a number of panels including the PinkNews Trans Summit, been interviewed by Legal Week, myGwork and Global Butterflies and has hosted lunch and learns at organisations such as Clifford Chance, Barclays, Unilever and The Telegraph about his private transition. These educational sessions have covered topics such as the difference between gender and sexuality, the effects of testosterone, intersectionality, family and workplace acceptance, toxic masculinity and male privilege.   Tate is Clifford Chance's first openly transgender employee and he assisted with the drafting of the 2019 Trans Policy, advocated for top surgery to be covered under the firm's medical insurance provider and previously served as Lead of their LGBT network 'Arcus' Education and Awareness pillar. Tate's activism led to Clifford Chance implementing the first gender affirming policy in their Asia Pacific offices and other exciting opportunities such as hosting a joint workshop with Unilever to celebrate Trans Day of Visibility and organising and leading an event around debunking common myths with Barclays to commemorate Trans Day of Remembrance.
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    Salmaan Mohammed
    Salmaan Mohammed
    Public Policy Expert, Public Health Advocate, Healthcare Professional, DEI Consultant, Drag Queen, DJ
    Self Employed
    I am a Policy professional with 12 years' experience in the Public Health, Social Care, Diversity & Inclusion, Humanitarian Aid, Grassroots campaigning and Public Engagement. I'm also an Internationally performing Drag Queen with a string of Arts commissions and TV appearances, using this often berated art form to tell stories that matter and can reshape our world. Read about my career portfolio and unlikely journey here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/my-linkedin-coming-out-story-sal-mohammed
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