WOMEN ON TOP: “I always thought I was wearing two hats. In reality, I was, in fact, wearing many, many different hats”

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Charley Woodward from VMware spoke to Alim Kheraj from myGwork about her transitioning journey and the difference that a supportive organisation can make. BY DIVA STAFF Charley Woodward used to think of herself as wearing two hats: the person she was and the person she presented to the world. “I used many different strategies to hide from the world who I [….]

OPINION: My journey towards acceptance as a queer bra fitter

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“I chuckled along with casual homophobia in public and cried in private” BY FELICE SOUTHWELL, IMAGES BY ELLIE THOMPSON Getting a bra fitting is a very intimate experience. It’s just you and a stranger in a room with one of you getting half naked. As a fitter, I make it my mission to try and [….]

“Networking like never before”: Introducing myGwork’s Country Ambassadors Programme

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“Life is too short to put up with that unhappy relationship, a flat that you hate, or working somewhere that doesn’t respect and understand you”  BY DIVA STAFF For many of us, 2021 will be the year that we make new connections, expand our networks and start a search for our next big career move, [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: “We want your brain and your creativity, and when you bring that to the table that helps us to innovate and be successful”

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Zoe Schulz from myGwork speaks to Claire Sherwin and Kelly Waller from world-leading fintech company Finastra to get a deeper understanding of their dedication to LGBTQI+ equality BY DIVA STAFF The financial services sector may not be the first industry that springs to mind when you think of diversity and inclusion. However, Finastra is one organisation determined to change that, [….]

ONLINE EVENT: myGwork’s WorkPride conference is back!

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“WorkPride is a vital resource for LGBTQ+ communities and inclusive employers” myGwork, the global business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, is bringing back its massively successful WorkPride for a second year. WorkPride is a five-day series of events for LGBTQ+ professionals, inclusive employers and anyone who is committed to workplace equality. It’s the perfect opportunity to [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: “I think people are working really hard to improve LGBTQ+ representation and to make the industry more accessible.”

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Melanie Rogan from Financial Times spoke to Zoe Schulz from myGwork about LGBTQ+ inclusion in tech, co-leading Proud FT, and how the network is currently pushing for trans inclusion in the workplace. Mel’s journey into tech hasn’t been straightforward, although, she admits, it does make sense as she was always obsessed with making websites on GeoCities. She now leads a tech team [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: The power of sharing your story

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Gemma Murray from Lloyds Banking Group talks about finding her voice and how we are all more similar than we think with Louise Sinnerton from myGwork BY MYGWORK, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK Gemma Murray grew up in Ireland in the nineties and noughties and always felt supported in her sexuality by those around her. “I grew [….]