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WorkPride Opening Welcome and Our First Panel of the Day: How to Secure a Graduate Level-Job in an Inclusive Organization

Finding a job can be a scary time for any recent graduate. Deciding what you want to do and what sort of organization fits your values and interests can sometimes be a challenging process. All of this might even become more complicated during a pandemic, where the political and economic conditions of the market are everchanging. 


11:00 - 11:05am: Welcome from myGwork
11:05 - 11:15am: Keynote from Executive Vice President of State Street, Cuan Coulter

11:15 - 12:45pm: Opening Panel


For the LGBTQ+ community, another layer is added with the need of finding a place where they can bring out the best version of themselves. This panel aims to showcase, on the one hand, what organizations are doing worldwide to promote an environment of diversity and inclusivity, and on the other, what skills and strategies graduates can rely on to find the perfect match in their job-hunting journey. 


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Speakers:

  • Sam Bradley
    Sam Bradley
    Technology Global Graduate
    AstraZeneca
    Currently completing a Global Technology Graduate Programme at AstraZeneca, and Co-chair of our LGBTQ+ employee network AZPride UK. Graduated from the University of Manchester with a masters degree in physics.
  • Brett Hemmerling
    Brett Hemmerling
    EMEA Campus Recruitment Manager
    Moody's
    I started my professional life in the fine arts, but have now been working in financial services for over 15 years, almost exclusively at Moody's! I am originally from the central United States and lived in New York for many years before relocating to London in 2018. At Moody's I lead our campus recruitment initiatives for the EMEA region as well as have global responsibility for RE-IGNITE, Moody's program for individuals looking to return to the workplace after a career break. I am extremely passionate about DE&I, creating opportunities for underrepresented communities and bringing top talent into the Moody's family.
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    Tehzeeb Fatima Bukhari
    Tehzeeb Fatima Bukhari
    Future Trainee Solicitor
    Clifford Chance
    She/They. Future Trainee Solicitor at Clifford Chance and LLB Graduate from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS University of London). Having been a Haderech community leader; I am a firm believer and advocate of visible intersectional role models in every professional industry.
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    Oliver James
    Oliver James
    Trainee Solicitor
    Clifford Chance
  • Rafal Pokrzywa
    Rafal Pokrzywa
    EMEA Recruitment Manager
    State Street
  • Joris Poels
    Joris Poels
    Partner sales associate
    VMware
    I am originally from Belgium however see myself more as a person from the world. I have been living abroad for over 8 years and that has helped me become who I am. A proud gay man who does not hide it, come up for his community and tries to be an example for others. I believe inclusivity on the work floor is a very important factor these days. I have experience within hospitality, events, travel and the IT industry within several markets.
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