Workplace Pride Newsletter May 2019


ISSUE 02 / MAY 2019

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With the 2019 Global Benchmark submissions received and being evaluated, Workplace Pride is now focusing on our annual International Conference to be held June 28th at KLM in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Come join us and the Foundation’s many new members to explore in detail the ever-changing landscape we are working in.

From Kiev to Singapore and from Africa to Amsterdam, Workplace Pride remains your eyes and ears for LGBTI workplace inclusion

We invite you to read about these stories below. Happy reading!

David Pollard        
Executive Director
Workplace Pride Foundation

‘Sustainable Inclusion’ is the topic of our annual International Conference.

With the growing worldwide awareness of Sustainability, the 2019 Workplace Pride International Conference takes a unique look at how LGBTI inclusion in the workplace also has a direct link to this topic.  Registration is open.   Go to website >



European Lesbian & Business Roundtable in Kiev, Ukraine.
Successful event held at the Dutch embassy this month. Read more>

Palo Alto Networks joins the Foundation.
Since March we have a new Foundation Leader organisation joining Workplace Pride.
Read more>

New Relationship Managers.
Introducing Christine Holtkamp and Laurens Hoekstra, our new Relationship Managers that will liaise closely with our members. Read more >


Next Event: Privacy at Work Hosted by Elsevier.
How do you approach sensitive employee data to create an inclusive workplace?  Go to event page >

New LGBT+ Emancipation Project in Africa.
Workplace Pride is happy to announce its participation in a four-year-long project in Africa focused on 4 major cities of the continent.
Read more>

Five new members join Workplace Pride.
We welcome the five new members that joined our Foundation during the first quarter of 2019.
Read more >


Clifford Chance appoints new Global Head of Inclusion.

Clifford Chance focuses on tackling the full spectrum of inclusion and diversity issues by appointing international equality campaigner, Tiernan Brady as Global Head of Inclusion. Read more >


This exhibition hosted by IHLIA LGBT Heritage is fighting homophobia through visual storytelling. Watch the portraits and read the stories of a group of LGBTI+ people who had to flee their countries due to violence and discrimination. On display until June 8th at the public library in Amsterdam (OBA). Read More >

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Workplace Pride is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to improving the lives of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders and Intersex (LGBTI) people at work.  Its 60 plus members employ more than 4 million people worldwide.