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Diversity and Inclusion: Being an Ally to LGBTQI+ Colleagues, Customers and Suppliers

Fri, Feb 15, 2019   9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Medscape, London, United Kingdom

This workshop will give attendees the opportunity to understand the role of Allies in the context of LGBTQI+ and identify personal actions.

HBA London presents

Diversity and Inclusion: Being an Ally to LGBTQI+ Colleagues, Customers and Suppliers

Date and time


Event contact

Jane Finch





Event sponsors



This workshop is intended to provide a safe space for HBA members who may not have access to corporate Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, to discuss the role of Allies in the context of LGBTQI+. It will include signposts to resources and support for those wishing to develop further after the workshop. The workshop is facilitated by the European Ally Lead for OPEN, Pfizer’s LGBTQI+ network; the Co-Lead of Open&Out, Johnson & Johnson’s LGBTQI+ network and the 2017-2018 vice-President of Surrey University’s LGBTQI+ society. (The number of attendees is restricted).

09:00 - 09:30 AM    Registration
09:30 - 09:40 AM    Welcome from HBA and Medscape
09:40 - 12:00 PM    Workshop
12:00 - 12:30 PM    Wrap up and networking

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA members only
Online registration deadline: 14 February 2019
Onsite (walk-in) registration: Is NOT allowed

This event is nonrefundable.


Featured speakers

Laura Devaney

Associate Director, Franchise R&D – Digestive Healthcare

Johnson & Johnson

Jane Finch

Quality specialist

Pfizer Inc.

Lizzie Finch

Human Resources Undergraduate

Pfizer Inc.


Learning objectives

1. Identify suitable (and unsuitable) language in the context of LGBTQI+ to reduce fear of ‘saying the wrong thing.'
2. Recognise some of the issues LGBTQI+ people might face in the workplace.
3. Describe actions an Ally can take in the workplace to improve LGBTQI+ inclusion.


Registration information

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The HBA will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with special needs have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs. Contact us if you require special accommodations for this event.


 Registration NamePrice LevelRegular

 Regular registration

 Regular registrationMember$30.00
 Regular registrationMember - Euro€26.00

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