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18 Mar 2021

LGBT+ Mental Health in the Workplace in Asia Research Launch Event

Sharing highlights from our latest research

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Description

Join us for this, our first of two launch events, as we share highlights from the research exploring important themes such as: 

  • Insights from employee interviews
  • The link between LGBT+ discrimination and the impact on employee wellbeing   
  • The need to use an intersectional approach recognising the unique mental health challenges faced by LGBT+ employees 
  • Recommendations for actions companies can take to provide proactive support 

For more details, please get in touch with Scot Jones.

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Event Speakers

  • Melody So

    Melody So

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    Programme Associate, LGBT+ at Community Business
  • Scot Jones

    Scot Jones

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    Programme Associate, LGBT+ at Community Business

Programme Associate, LGBT+ at Community Business

Melody So

Melody is our Programme Associate, Diversity & Inclusion, based in Hong Kong. She is responsible for supporting and driving the pioneering ‘Creating Inclusive Workplaces for LGBT+ Employees’ campaign. 

Melody gained interest in gender issues as she pursued her degree in Sociology. She has studied in Sweden for one semester during her college years. This abroad experience has opened her eyes to Nordic countries’ open-mindedness regarding gender and the LGBT+ community. Prior to joining Community Business, she worked as an Administrative Assistant in a non-profit organization to support the organization’s community service programs. She also worked in an aviation company as a corporate communications intern.

Graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Melody holds a Bachelor degree of Social Science in Sociology. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Melody is native in Cantonese and fluent in Mandarin and English.

Programme Associate, LGBT+ at Community Business

Scot Jones

Scot is Programme Associate, 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.

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