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8 Dec 2020

Intersecting Identities in the LGBT+ Community – Building a Culture That Works

In this workshop, we will look into the reality of various identities of LGBT+ individuals, and how to build a culture that can recognise and support intersecting identities.

Description

While many companies are putting efforts and resources to address LGBT+ inclusion, are we focusing on uni-dimensional inclusion?  

Further to the intersectionality concept in our May workshop, we will take a deeper look at how intersecting identities in the LGBT+ community impact on companies’ LGBT+ inclusion practice.   

In this workshop, we will look into the reality of various identities of LGBT+ individuals, and how to build a culture that can recognise and support intersecting identities.

 

Key Takeaways

  • Understand the basics of LGBT+ terminology 
  • Learn what intersecting identities mean and gain understanding with examples 
  • Explore what stereotypes, assumptions, and biases people have on LGBT+ individuals and their different identities 
  • Examine an Intersectional Approach   

 

Target Audience

  • D&I representatives
  • Senior leaders
  • HR 
  • All levels

Event Speakers

  • Scot Jones

    Scot Jones

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    Programme Manager, LGBT+ at Community Business

Programme Manager, LGBT+ at Community Business

Scot Jones

Scot is Programme Manager, LGBT+ based in Hong Kong. He is mainly responsible for the development, implementation and management of the LGBT+ Mentoring Programme. Prior to joining Community Business, Scot worked as Diversity & Inclusion Advisor and volunteered for two NGO’s in Hong Kong focused on social justice and gender equality.

Prior to relocating to Hong Kong in 2015, Scot had over 20 years of HR Generalist experience in the US and Canada. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Psychology and is native in English. He uses He/Him/His/Himself pronouns.