Lessons in radical self love & unapologetic existence for women: black, Trans, femme and beyond.
Watch our Senior Advisor, Mila Jam deliver a TEDx talk about a path to owning your identity, purpose and presence.
Watch transgender artist, songwriter and activist, Mila Jam, Senior Advisor, Transgender Issues deliver her first TEDx talk about lessons in radical self love & unapologetic existence for women: black, Trans, femme and beyond.
We’re excited about teaming up with Socos Labs and StartOut and extending an invitation to our U.S. founders to get counted in the Inclusion Impact Indexes survey. Entrepreneurs help create many jobs and make an enormous contribution and the study looks at entrepreneurs' economic impact in terms of job creation, patents, financings, and exits. Data from this important Diversity & Inclusion survey provides important insights on contributions and unrealized potential.
2-4 minutes of your time is all it takes for you to give forward. Thank you! This survey helps us gain valuable insights into challenges that diverse entrepreneurs face, and how we all may support entrepreneurial diversity. This research project, run jointly by non-profit startout.org/ and h...
"Visibility matters. Coming out matters. I think back to what it would have meant to the 18 year-old me to have seen CEOs publicly support gay people. And I'm aware of what our work still means to the millions of young people who are still in the closet today, despite all the progress we've made."
Ten years ago today, our Founder/CEO, Todd Sears, hosted the first-ever Out Leadership summit. Now, exactly one decade later, we're extremely proud of how much we've grown and all the progress we've made in bringing visibility to the LGBTQ+ community. But, this is only the beginning.
The one thing you need to read in this article? "The report made the case that LGBT+ equality is a key part of sustainability and that businesses who are diverse and inclusive have been proven to experience financial outperformance. "
Did you know that Mama Jam is Gabrielle Union? Maybe not by blood, but Mila Jam confessed that Gabrielle Union earned her title after various years of support and teachings. Be sure to check our social channels on March 5, 2021 for the release of another episode of OutSpoken with Mila Jam featuring Erica Cobb.#outspokenwithmilajam... See MoreSee Less
Member Firm @PwC_AU recently researched the landscape for LGBTQ+ women in the workplace. They found that LGBTQ+ women are "12% less likely to be out at work than men and make up less than 1/3 of identifying LGBTI people at PwC Australia”.
Read more: https://t.co/NzHUMSqwdq
Glad to start my week with my dear friend Midnight Poonkasetwattana, a #humanrights warrior in #Asia. Midnight leads @APCOM, fighting for the rights of #LGBTIQ and people living with #HIV in the entire region with vision and generosity. @OutLeadership
"If you want the best thinkers, the best minds in the business, you need to create an inclusive leadership team, a team of diverse thinkers," says #OutLEADER @RichJeanneret of member firm @EY_US. Read more of his story here: https://t.co/FzpjFUfwqe
"We can actually plan for our lives now. I just don't think we ever saw that twenty years ago."
Our latest #OutSPOKENwithMilaJam featured a conversation with @CeciliaGentili about Financial Empowerment for the Trans community. Check it out: https://t.co/Ov7xWzf7Fb @themilajam
How are Fortune 500 companies working towards more LGBTQ+ inclusion in their leadership? We explored this in our #Quorum Summit earlier this year, which tackles this question and other important equity issues in the workplace: https://t.co/9UOKcxSVV7
"By being more self aware and understanding our own intersectionality we are able to better understand others personal intersectional identities."
Here's why it's important for leadership to consider intersectionality: https://t.co/9y7ruRAZOA #OutNEXT
As @houdart mentions in his latest Global Pulse installment for #OutNEWS, we're organizing an Equality Act Briefing in partnership with @HRC for companies that haven't yet joined the business coalition. Here's what else we're working towards: https://t.co/PWkSMuJXYO
Member firm @Bloomberg recently released an important resource detailing how to be an effective ally for the transgender community in the workforce and beyond. Read "How to advocate for transgender colleagues — and fight discrimination" here: https://t.co/YXPv9wDbVj