Track 1: Today’s Workplace Issues | Room: 1305
Tyler Titus, Co-Vice Chair, PA LGBTQ Commission
Learning objective of this presentation:
- Expand awareness of the intersections of sex, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation and how these intersections uniquely impact the workplace
- Increase understanding about the need for creating a LGBTQ+ inclusive workplace
- Address current policy and procedures that create potential barriers for LGBTQ+ employees
This session will empower attendees on how to create an inclusive work environment by creating comprehensive policy and procedures, improve workplace culture around diversity, and enhance awareness of daily struggles faced by a LGBTQ+ population. Attendees will feel prepared to engage in informative discussions around equity and feel better prepared to design a workspace that empowers LGBTQ+ to live authentically at work, thus improving retention and production within the organization. This 45-minute presentation will be conducted through PowerPoint with handouts, video segments, and end with a question and answer session.