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: “We want your brain and your creativity, and when you bring that to the table that helps us to innovate and be successful”

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Zoe Schulz from myGwork speaks to Claire Sherwin and Kelly Waller from world-leading fintech company Finastra to get a deeper understanding of their dedication to LGBTQI+ equality BY DIVA STAFF The financial services sector may not be the first industry that springs to mind when you think of diversity and inclusion. However, Finastra is one organisation determined to change that, [….]

OPINION: “Feminism is about integration not segregation”

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An extract from This Is Why I Resist by Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu BY DR SHOLA MOS-SHOGBAMIMU Published in January, This Is Why I Resist is an urgent and timely anti-racist call to action by activist, lawyer, political commentator and Women in Leadership publication founder, Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu.  Described as a “response to ongoing conversations which deny and [….]

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: 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 [….]