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. [….]

NEWS: myGWork launches WorkPride to replace cancelled Pride events

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A global virtual conference to strengthen LGBTQI workplace inclusion  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS myGwork, the global recruitment & networking organisation for LGBTQI professionals, is launching its first global online five-day conference WorkPride, in place of postponed or cancelled flagship LBGTQI events including Pride.  The aim is to bring together and celebrate the LGBTQI community, and strengthen [….]

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 [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: “Having our son was the catalyst to changing the way I was at work”

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Santander’s Kirsty Lacey sits down to talk about becoming a mother and not keeping her sexuality a secret BY LOUISE SINNERTON Kirsty was not one of those people that kept her wife a secret, but she wasn’t explicit about their relationship either. She has been married for six years and it was only 16 months [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: “Want to create a community? Start it yourself”

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Farfetch’s Autumn Pray on the importance of visibility and community in the workplace BY LOUISE SINNERTON AT MYGWORK A thorough understanding of how networks work and an experience of coming out in different workplaces are just some of the attributes Autumn Pray brought to the table when helping to set up Farfetch’s LGBTQI+ network. Before working [….]

Lisa Thomas: “Pride should be celebrated all year, not just for one month”

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MyGwork’s Lisa Thomas wants all women to have a visible role model in the workplace, no matter the season 🌈 BY LOUISE SINNERTON “Pride should be celebrated all year, not just for one month,” says Hay’s Director of Client Operations, Lisa Thomas, when she sits down to chat to Louise Sinnerton from myGwork. Lisa Thomas is [….]