Webinar: How to run an LGBTI-friendly workplace
17 May 2017
1:30 pm AEST
0 hr 45 min
Sponsored by Biz Better Together
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On May 17, International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we discuss what it takes to create a truly inclusive workforce. While workplaces – and laws – have come a long way in recent times, 39 per cent of the LGBTI community do not disclose their sexuality at work. While some reasonably argue it is nobody’s business, for others fear of exclusion prevents them from bringing their true selves to their workplace.
We look at what employers can do to foster an inclusive culture in their business – from policies to education and all that’s in between – to build a more welcoming and productive workplace.
As part of the newest Great Australian Workplace series, tune into this month’s webinar to hear from people who have worked towards creating inclusive workforces.
Celebrated business leader and transgender community advocate
JoAnna Ferrari is an international sales trainer across five countries, with more than 10 years of experience as a personal development and business coach and experience as both a CEO and executive for corporations. Joanna has consulted for businesses across more than 140 industries and published two books – her first leading to an event series that run for more than four years.
Senior Program Manager, Pride in Diversity
Ross Wetherbee is Senior Program Manager of Pride in Diversity, Australia’s national not-for-profit employer support program for all aspects of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) workplace inclusion and the developers of the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI). Pride in Diversity is a social inclusion initiative of ACON, Australia’s largest LGBTI health organisation.
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