Out & Equal Southern Comfort Conference Workplace Equality Track
Out & Equal Workplace Equality Track
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, the leading organization advocating for LGBT workplace equality, is proud to partner with the 2013 Southern Comfort Conference to present a Workplace Equality Track.
The goal of the Workplace Equality Track is to support the Transgender community through increased education, networking and collaboration on workplace issues.
The Workplace Equality Track will offer:
Morning Plenary Session: Kick off the day with coffee and thought-provoking insights from leading transgender workplace advocates.
- Opening remarks by Out & Equal Board Member and former Chair of the Transgender Advisory Committee, Lori Fox. Lori is the President and Founder of Lori Fox Diversity Consulting.
- Keynote address on the State of Transgender Workplace Equality by Masen Davis, Executive Director of the Transgender Law Center.
Workshops: Six workshops focused on transgender issues in the workplace. Topics covered will include:
- Understanding workplace benefits
- Legal aspects of employment
- Transitioning in the workplace
- Securing employment
- Creating allies for the transgender community
- Diversity within the LGBT community
Luncheon Plenary Session: Keynote speaker – Meghan Stabler
Vendor Area: Visit the Out & Equal table where experts will be available to walk you through our myriad online resources including LGBTCareerLink. LGBTCareerLink is a targeted job board connecting diversity employers with LGBT candidates. Meet members from Out & Equal’s national staff, along with local members of the Out & Equal Atlanta Regional Affiliate.
About Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is committed to ending employment discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. We believe that people should be judged by the work they do, not by their sexual orientation or gender identity. Every day, we work to protect and empower employees to be productive and successful—so they can support themselves, their families, and contribute to achieving a world free of discrimination for everyone.
About Out & Equal Atlanta Regional Affiliate
Out & Equal Atlanta is dedicated to programming which educates and empowers organizations, human resource professionals, employee resource groups, and individual employees, resulting in equal policies, opportunities, practices, and benefits in the workplace regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, expression, or characteristics.