WOMEN ON TOP: “It’s important that we make sure everyone feels seen, valued and respected”

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Lucy Smith from Mercer speaks to myGwork‘s Alim Kheraj about allyship, why LGBTQ+ equality must be discussed in the workplace and her role as co-chair of Mercer Pride UK BY MYGWORK Working in the world of finance was always on the cards for Lucy Smith. Growing up she used to see her dad, who was [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: “Being open about my sexuality helped my career”

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Rebecca Dandridge from Gilead tells myGwork‘s Alim Kheraj about seeing the world of science through the eyes of art, culture and storytelling, the queer scene of Birmingham, and how being open about her sexuality helped her career to grow BY MYGWORK When Rebecca Dandridge was a teenager, she wanted to be a designer for the [….]

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 [….]

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 [….]

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: How to come out at work

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Kate Barker thinks everyone should be out at work. Here’s how ✅ BY KATE BARKER Everyone should be out at work. Every. One.  Partly because ordinary questions like “How was your weekend?” are devilishly difficult to navigate through a fog of gender-neutral pronouns.  And lying is exhausting. Especially on a Monday morning. But I do [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: This is our LGBTQI+ NHS

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“The work we do really does change people’s lives – every single day” BY SOPHIE PERRY. IMAGE BY ANDREA PIACQUADIO As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect lives globally, essential workers and NHS staff are bravely out on the frontlines keeping the UK on its feet. Here at DIVA, we are very proud to support the incredible [….]