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2018 NGPA Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up and Industry Expo

2018 NGPA Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up and Industry Expo

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The National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) has announced the 2018 Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up and Industry Expo presented by United Airlines. The organization’s West Coast flagship event brings together lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people as well as their friends, families, and advocates from all over the world to share their interests in aviation. Palm Springs, CA; Feb 8-11, 2018 Over twenty-five years ago, our first event was held in Provincetown, Mass., and it included a handful of gay pilots who communicated by telephone and were discreetly identified by sporting an airplane on their shirts. At the time, members risked losing their job or being dishonorably discharged from the military if they were outed as gay. From that group, a national organization has evolved. Today, we reach over 4,000…
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Equality in Workplace Steps

Equality in Workplace Steps

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Workplace inequalities are nothing to write home about. Unfortunately for everyone, they have become so commonplace in today’s corporate world that many don’t even consider them an issue. However, communities that revolve around minorities (whether racial, religious or LGBT) want equal rights to work and prosper much like everyone else around them. What are some of the most obvious and progressive steps towards workplace equality that you should consider if you are facing the above-mentioned issues? A bottom-up culture Some of the most progressive companies in the world didn’t get to where they are today by staying traditional and conservative. While it is true that most CEOs prefer to keep a close eye on their employees and bring decisions to the table without consulting anyone other than their executive boards,…
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Out & Equal Executive Forum 2018

Out & Equal Executive Forum 2018

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Out & Equal Executive Forum – The 11th annual Out & Equal Executive Forum will convene LGBT and Ally senior executives and business leaders from multi-national corporations and federal agencies for two days of professional development and in-depth exploration of the global landscape of LGBT workplace equality. San Francisco, CA; Mar 28-30, 2018 Who Participates in the Executive Forum High-level Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally executives charged with management and budget decisions for a significant business or function. They also have direct access to a CEO separated by no more than two levels. Emerging Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally professionals on a career path to become leaders within their companies. They are often prominent employee resource group leaders with access to senior executives. LGBT Young Professionals in the…
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Stonewall Cymru Workplace Conference Cardiff 2018

Stonewall Cymru Workplace Conference Cardiff 2018

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Stonewall Cymru Workplace Conference Cardiff 2018 - People perform better when they can be themselves. Join over 200 delegates at our CPD-accredited conference in Cardiff. South Wales; Feb 21, 2018 Stonewall was founded in 1989 by a small group of people who had been active in the struggle against Section 28 of the Local Government Act. Expand your network Connect with professionals from all sectors in our networking zone. Share expertise with leading organizations and top LGBT networks. Learn more about Stonewall’s campaigns and resources and how to use them in your workplace. Each year we welcome over 200 people from the UK’s leading employers including: Senior leaders HR and diversity professionals Employee network groups LGBT staff and allies   Seasons of Pride is pleased to present the Gay Pride or LGBTQ Pride Calendar for 2018. …
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Lesbians Who Tech + Allies Summit

Lesbians Who Tech + Allies Summit

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Lesbians Who Tech + Allies Summit – the Castro District of San Francisco will bring together over 2,000 lesbians, queer women + allies across all areas of technology. Topics include Mobile, Cybersecurity, Big Data, Health Tech, Fin Tech, Software Engineering, Inclusion, Design, Space Tech & Science, and more. There will also be live music, after-parties, technology demos, hula hoop contests, high fives, networking that does not suck, workshops that focus on your career growth and leadership development. San Francisco, CA; Mar 1-3, 2018 The 5th Annual Lesbians Who Tech + Allies Summit in the Castro District of San Francisco will bring together over 5,000 lesbians, queer women + allies across all areas of technology. To Be More Visible To Each Other We all know that familiar feeling of meeting someone in a…
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LA LGBT Mega Mixer 2017

LA LGBT Mega Mixer 2017

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On October 4th, the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (LAGLCC) is hosting the largest LGBT professional networking event of the year - LGBT Mega Mixer 2017 LGBT Mega Mixer is an event bringing together LGBT-focused organizations in the greater Los Angeles area under one roof to increase awareness of the resources each organization provides. From LGBT lawyer associations to LGBT sporting leagues, LGBT Mega Mixer will allow LGBT professionals to connect with the organizations that align with their values as well as serve as a professional networking space to meet new connections and potential clients. The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (LAGLCC) is a 501(c)(6) organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gay-allied businesses, professionals, and individuals, who have joined together to effect positive…
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The Ultimate LGBT Networking Evening

The Ultimate LGBT Networking Evening

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LGBTQ 總動員聯誼會 Hosted by Pink Season 粉紅天 Thursday, October 26 at 7 PM - 9 PM UTC+08 Sake CentralS109-S113, Block A, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong A collaboration between Fruits in Suits, Interbank, HK GALA, Guerilla, Les Peches, and sponsored by Habitat Property Limited. This is going to be one of the greatest networking evenings that you could imagine. Have your business cards ready! 由Interbank, 香港同志律師網絡, Guerilla, Les Peches, FinS合辦,並獲 Habitat Property Limited贊助。這是超乎你想像的總動員聯誼盛會,請帶備足夠名片! FinS - Fruits in Suits, Hong Kong - FinS was established in 2004 and continues to grow in size, have access to resources, aid in the influence on the local business community and take part in helping to further LGBT causes in Hong Kong. FinS EVENTS, primarily focus and showcase businesses, from the LGBT community and those who wish to market to the community. The…
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LGBTQ Mixer and Economic Justice Month Launch Party!

LGBTQ Mixer and Economic Justice Month Launch Party!

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Rub elbows with fellow LGBTQ entrepreneurs/influencers and enjoy a happy hour hosted by Mia "Tu Mutch" Satya while you partake in food samplings of a variety of the best LGBTQ owned and operated food vendors in the Bay Area. Be sure to stop by the Michael's Chocolates table for a sweet treat. Free Beer sponsored by Fort Point Beer Company and signature cocktails will be served throughout the night. Presented by the SF LGBT Center A networking event celebrating some of the most impactful voices and organizations in the fight for Equity & Liberation. Including the launch of our Economic Justice Month 2017 - a full month of free events and workshops throughout October. The event includes a celebration of community achievements, recognition of leaders in the work, a call to action for…
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But, I’m a Unicorn, Dammit!

But, I’m a Unicorn, Dammit!

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Can you tell us the concept behind “But, I’m a Unicorn, Dammit!”? Hehehe, I wish it had a really good story behind it (I should just make one up) but the real story is I was on Skype with my coach talking about naming my practice and it just kinda fell out of my mouth. I had no desire to have my company be "Strother Gaines Coaching" or something like that and when this popped out it just felt totally right. It has grown (over time) to signify that feeling of "I know I'm unique and have some strength or talent to contribute to the world but I just haven't figured it out yet... But I'm a Unicorn, Dammit!" Many of my clients are super high performers but still have…
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EurOUT Europe’s LGBT Conference for Graduate Students, MBAs, PhDs

EurOUT Europe’s LGBT Conference for Graduate Students, MBAs, PhDs

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EurOUT is Europe’s leading LGBT conference for graduate students, MBAs, PhDs and alumni from top business schools to hear from, network with and seek employment from thought leaders and leading companies from around the world. London, UK; Nov 17-19, 2017 The 2016 conference featured students from 45 leading business schools around the world - including LBS, INSEAD, LSE, Stanford, Wharton, Hass, Columbia, HEC - and eminent speakers including Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Lord Black. We were featured in the Telegraph, the FT, GayStarNews and VOGUE. Over 45 companies came to recruit top talent at EurOUT 0216. Our sponsors included: BCG, McKinsey, Bain, KPMG, Cisco, Salesforce, CMS, AT Kearney, Barclays, Doubledutch, HubtownCity, the European Investment Bank, Google and ThermoFisher. We couldn't do it without them! The Out in Business Club represents Lesbian, Gay,…
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