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 [….]

Women On Top: Inclusivity and allyship in the workplace

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To allies, “Be curious and courageous to understand more about the community” No matter our race, ethnicity, age, gender identity or sexual orientation, we all know how important it is to live and work in an environment that feels inclusive and understanding, where we feel safe to be our true ourselves. Meet Linzi Blakey. She [….]

Chloë Davies: “As LGBTQIA people, we often have to edit ourselves – never more so than in the workplace”

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MyGwork’s Chloë Davies aims to improve workplace equality for all Photo by Getty: Chloë Davies with Pierre and Adrien Gaubert, co-founders of myGwork MyGwork, the online LGBT+ Business community for LGBT+ professionals, graduates, inclusive employers and anyone who believes in workplace equality welcomes Chloë Davies as their new Head of Partnerships! A proud bisexual woman, [….]

Sabrina Barbic: “Tolerance is not good enough. We need to advocate for acceptance”

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Sabrina Barbic, General Manager at Gilead in the Netherlands speaks to myGwork about diversity at work, unconscious bias and the never-ending nature of coming out WORDS: LOUISE SINNERTON “We need to make the topic of LGBTQI+ constantly relevant, and engaging, rather than something scary to talk about” says Sabrina Barbic, General Manager at Gilead in the Netherlands, [….]

“Now is not the time to be complacent about LGBTQI+ rights”

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Julie Coles from Willis Towers Watson opens up to myGwork‘s Louise Sinnerton about living in Spain while Brexit plays out Picture by Reyes Cervantes for REDI, panel speaker at a REDI event  Julie Coles’ story is not uncommon among British people – she moved to Spain in 2001 and has built a life here. Julie [….]