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Panel Discussion: Working While Trans – Thriving and Surviving

24 August @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Tuesday, August 24, 2021, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT – This discussion is open to all who wish to register.

Trans folks face major challenges in the area of employment. This panel discussion will address creating a sense of belonging for trans and nonbinary employees and jobseekers. This event will showcase industry and community trans and nonbinary leaders and will discuss the realities of trans employment. We look forward to you joining us as we focus on how trans employees and job seekers can feel recognized in regards with their gender identity and gender expression.

Learning objectives:

  • Experiences of trans employees and job seekers
  • How trans employees and job seekers can build their personal brand and build their professional networks
  • How your gender identity and gender expression can empower you to feel recognized at workplaces

Audience:

  • Trans employees and job seekers
  • DEI professionals
  • Talent Acquisition professionals
  • Students and young professionals

SPEAKERS

DANI GOMEZ-ORTEGA (she/her)

Senior Manager, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion,

Loblaw Companies Limited

[Panelist]

KARIBU RAMOS (they/them)

Founder

Elevate Equity

[Panelist]

VAL WALLS (they/them)

Director Sales Effectiveness

Scotiabank

[Panelist]

IRFAN LAKHANI (he/him)

Programs Assistant, Education

Pride at Work Canada

[Moderator]

CONNOR PION (he/him, they/them)

Senior Programs Coordinator

Pride at Work Canada

[Emcee]

Join us as we explore intersecting identities to help create more inclusive workplaces. This discussion is open to all who wish to register. If you would like to register after the deadline, please send an email to info@prideatwork.ca.

Registration for this event has closed.

Details

Date:
24 August
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Category:
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