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EY Unity UK&I - International Transgender Day of Visibility

Unity, EY’s LGBT+ Network invites you to mark International Transgender Day of Visibility in 2019 with an evening session for EY people, clients and friends. The session will elevate awareness of the lives of Trans* people - in and out of work. Whether you’re not sure what Trans* even means – or want to deepen your knowledge – this event will provide you with a safe space to learn and network.

Through encouraging and enabling curiosity, attendees will learn about the range of challenges faced by Trans* people. The event will provide a platform to come together and drive progress.

Register here for your free place – and please pass this on to your network. Everyone is welcome and we need you to help spread the word! Please email if you have any questions.


6.30pm Registration and networking

7.00pm Welcome from Unity

7.05pm State of the Trans* nation – In conversation with Hannah Winterbourne, Officer of the British Army and transgender woman. Patron of Mermaids and ambassador for LGB&T Sport Cymru

  •     2018: what happened? A look back at events of the past year.
  •     Trans* perspectives on the shifting dynamics facing the community.
  •     How the LGBT+ community and its allies can step up for Trans* people.
  •     What next for Trans* rights and inclusion – at home and abroad?

7.30pm Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Trans* but were afraid to ask

A panel of EY people will have a candid and open discussion about some of the most commonly asked questions about Trans* life. This session will provide a safe space for people to ask questions and explore what it means to be Trans* in 2019. Topics will range from navigating Trans* vocabulary to personal lived experiences.

Moderated by: Leng Montgomery, Diversity and Inclusion Executive, Sainsbury’s, TEDx London Speaker, and British LGBT Awards Nominee Corporate Rising Star 2018

Nicky Burr, Organization Intelligence Lead, EY’s Data Office
Cyrielle Collignon, CEO, VoxWave / Auditor and Jumpstarter, EY France
Aiden Crossman, Junior Data Assistant, UK&I Analytics Hub, EY
Jennifer Fountain, Associate Partner, EY
Beth Wanono, Manager, People Advisory Services, EY

8.00pm Drinks reception and networking

9.00pm Event ends

*Note: We're kindly asking attendees to refrian from taking photos at this event in order to respect the privacy of others.




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