#CorporateQueer opens in London, platforming the stories of LGBTQIA+ professionals

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The path towards equality in the workplace remains long and winding, and #CorporateQueer aims to spotlight LGBTQIA+ issues. BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY FIONA FREUND, #CORPORATEQUEER. In need of some weekend culture? Have a gander at #CorporateQueer, a brand new photography exhibition highlighting the stories of LGBTQIA+ professionals. Curated by Jennie Ricketts, former picture editor [….]

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 [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: Confidence in your sexuality at work

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Lisa Gann shares her story about how her life has become more open the more experience she has garnered. She talks to myGwork about what has changed and how her engagement in Diversity and Inclusion has begun to grow. BY LOUISE SINNERTON, MYGWORK For the past 14 years working as a Customer Service Manager at [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: Fighting for our future

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Lucy Putruele started her activism and work for the LGBTQI community in her teens in Argentina. She talks to Louise Sinnerton from myGwork about the changes she wants to see on the global stage. BY MYGWORK Growing up in South America, a continent where rights for the LGBTQI community are often not recognised, nor protected, [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: LGBTQI role models in the workplace

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Alex Enness-Laporte, from EY, talks to myGwork’s Louise Sinnerton about her role as Unity Co-Chair BY MGWORK Alex Enness-Laporte grew up in Australia – in her words “in an environment that wasn’t designed to help her discover who she was or explore her sexuality”. “It was difficult to be out when I was growing up. [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: Inclusivity and the importance of giving back to your industry

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Emma Smith, Head of Talent at the UK’s largest video games developer, Creative Assembly, sits down with Louise Sinnerton from myGwork BY MYGWORK Emma Smith started her career as a 999 operator, and worked at the NHS and Citizens Advice Bureau after that. She has been exposed to all sorts of situations and has always [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: The importance of building communities in the workplace

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Crizel Castro from Salesforce talks to myGwork: “There is always room for more humility and compassion” BY MYGWORK After joining Salesforce in 2017, Solution Consultant Crizel Castro, was eager to become a member of the employee led LGBT+ group called Outforce. She had seen the group referenced on the Salesforce website when she had been [….]