LGBTQ and the workplace: in-person event (Lausanne)

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LGBTQ and the workplace: in-person event (Lausanne)

June 30 @ 6:30 pm 9:00 pm

Ahead of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, the WEF issued a statement that “Diversity, equity and inclusion should be at the heart of economic recovery”, and a call to action for the private sector to play a key role by prioritising diversity and inclusion and fully embedding D&I into their core business.

We are delighted to invite you to a “fireside chat” between Higher! Career podcast hosts Nikki Symmons & Tom Zamzow and René Staebe, Corporate Communications Manager and global PRIDE Lead at JTI, in Lausanne on 30th June.

This event is for you if you are keen to

  • Understand the multiple layers of being LGBTQ in the workplace
  • Gain insight into what companies can do to make everyone feel a sense of belonging
  • Find out what each and every employee can do to to drive the change we want to see

When: Thursday 30th June, 18.30 meet and greet for 19:00 prompt start

Where: Incub, Chemin des Cèdres 3, 1004, Lausanne

RSVP by:  Thursday 16th June (click the register button below)

Fee: Free of Charge Kindly sponsored by the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme 

About our special guest, René Staebe:

René has worked in R&D and Scientific Communications for over 20 years; first at Procter & Gamble, and then at JTI which he joined in 2017.

René is a strong advocate for greater diversity and inclusion at JTI and in the Tobacco and Nicotine industry. He co-founded PRIDE, JTI’s global LGBTIQ+ Employee Resource Group, to raise awareness, offer peer-to-peer support and hold the Company accountable in all matters that impact the LGBTIQ+ community.

About Us:

The Irish Business Network Switzerland (IBN) is a network of professionals living and/or working in Switzerland who are Irish or have an affiliation with Ireland. Membership is free, and our members represent a diverse range of backgrounds, skills and experiences. We are actively supported by Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Eamon Hickey, Ambassador of Ireland to Switzerland.

The IBN is a registered non-profit association, managed by its members on a voluntary basis.

By registering for this event, participants release IBN and the organiser from any liability claims related to any direct or indirect damages, including, but not limited to injury, accident or illness.

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