NEWS: Lesbian musician Michi Raymond joins myGwork to push inclusivity and grow the network in the U.S.

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myGwork welcomes diversity and inclusion consultant and international recording artist Michelle Raymond as their new Business Development Manager BY MYGWORK, IMAGE BY CARLIE STEINER Michelle Raymond, known to all as Michi, is an incredibly creative businesswoman who has used her talent to help businesses identify best practices when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion. Originally [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: Pushing for workplace equality

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“myGwork is here for everyone: to support, train, and build community in many different ways” BY ZOE SCHULZ, CUSTOMER SUCCESS MANAGER AT MYGWORK After working in LGBTQI equality for a number of years, Zoë Schulz joined the myGwork team in a client focused role. With a background in fundraising and advocacy at Stonewall and Terrence [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: “It’s all about people not having to hide, that’s really the core of it”

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Reed Smith’s Learning and Development Director, Alicia Millar, talks about why everybody needs a voice and why the focus doesn’t need to always be on bringing an “authentic self to work” BY MYGWORK Typing the phrase “authentic self” or “bring your whole self to work” into Google will yield hundreds of thousands of results, and [….]

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 [….]