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Trans Day of Visibility

This panel will be an opportunity to raise the profile of the lived experiences of the trans community, whilst celebrating their achievements in the face of obstacles and structural challenges in both the workplace and beyond.


This panel is sponsored by Immersive Labs.



Speakers:

  • George Wright (he/him)
    George Wright (he/him)
    Social Media Manager
    myGwork
    I'm the Social Media Manager for myGwork, responsible for handling our social feeds and affairs. If you see a story or event you want to see amplified, let me know!
  • Ramses Oliva
    Ramses Oliva
    Transgender Inclusion Consultant
    Lloyds Banking Group
    Ramses (ramses.uk) is a transgender educator, writer, and activist. His main objective is reshaping the way we talk about trans inclusion in the UK, and he's currently the Transgender lead of the Rainbow LGBTQ+ Network at the Lloyds Banking Group. He has been providing advice to several companies (including British Land, Khiel's, Hitachi) to improve transgender inclusion, championing LGBTQ+ equality in schools representing 3 million students, and his work has been featured on BBC, Gay Times, Metro, PinkNews, and BBC.
  • DIamond Collier
    DIamond Collier
    Executive Director
    Black Trans Women Inc
    Diamond Stylz is one of the premier voices of the millennial black trans community. She started her activism at 17 when she won a First Amendment rights lawsuit against the Indianapolis Public School system, a victory that allows her to go to the prom in a gender-affirming gown instead of a tuxedo. At 19, she was the first openly trans woman to attend the legendary HBCU Jackson State University where she honed her passion for activism. Currently, Diamond is the Executive Director of Black Trans Women Inc, a national non-profit that is led by Black trans women focused on social advocacy, positive visibility and building strong leadership among Black trans advocates, activists, and our allies. We host an annual empowerment conference with trans specific programming that draws from US and beyond. Diamond is the host and producer of Martha's Plate, a weekly podcast that centers trans-inclusive pro-black feminism and pop culture.
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    Stella Cottee
    Stella Cottee
    photographer/Makeup Artist/Trans Life Coach
    StellaCottee.com
    I am a 56 year old trans woman who transitioned very late in life, breaking out of the shackles of life to become the happy, confident and content woman I am. Professionally I started early life using my skills as photographer and makeup artist before falling into a career at an optician. I owned 2 optical franchises for 20 years that I started from scratch. I now still work in an optical environment as well as my photography/makeup/trans life coach role. My passion is to help older trans woman find there true authentic self and live the life they deserve.In my free time I am also an accomplished wildlife photographer.
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    Nikki Phinyapincha
    Nikki Phinyapincha
    Director of Media Relations & Communication
    Asialife Media (Thailand)
    Promoted as a Director of Media Relations and Communication in an international PR firm before turning 30, Nikki Phinyapincha is a communication business strategist as well as a spokesperson (VITO) for the Ministry of Tourism & Creative Economy, Republic of Indonesia for Thailand & Indochina market. With a Swiss Master degree in international tourism and professional background in corporate and branding communication, her career expands over several industries including tourism and hospitality, luxury products and international trade. Nikki is also the Chair of PRCA APAC Pride Network, Country Director of AYAN Thailand and DE&I keynote speaker advocating trans leadership and gender diverse workplace for various organizations including IBM, Hill+Knowlton Strategies TH and Karlshochschule Academy. Recently awarded The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Professional Fellows Program (YSEALI PFP) by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Nikki also founded TransTalents, a blog with determined purpose to empower transgenders to thrive professionally and be a future leader in corporate companies no matter what barriers and limitations they face. Nothing is impossible.
  • Amao Leota Lu
    Amao Leota Lu
    Director of Gender & Culture
    Planet Ally
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