2012 Executive Forum

Press Release: March 15, LGBT Executives Gather to Consider Global Equality: Group explores actions to advance LGBT workplace equality

The 5th annual Executive Forum was held March 12-14 in San Francisco. The event brought high-ranking and emerging lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender corporate leaders together from around the world to build connections, address challenges and opportunities, and take home tangible ways to enhance their effectiveness as leaders.

Co-chairs of the Executive Forum for 2012 were Mike Feldman and Renee Brown. Mike Feldman is a member of Out & Equal's Board of Directors and is Vice President and General Manager for Hewlett-Packard. Renee Brown is Senior Vice President and Director of Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement Marketing for Wells Fargo.

Christie Hardwick seved as lead facilitator for the Executive Forum, which featured two plenary sessions, group work sessions and panel discussions. This year, the Executive Forum offered two classes — one for C-suite and high-ranking LGBT corporate executives, and a second for LGBT corporate leaders on the fast-track to executive roles within their companies. The Executive Forum concluded with Out & Equal's annual Leadership Celebration

If you have any questions about the Executive Forum or the Leadership Celebration, please contact Events Manager Dani Siragusa at 415-694-6519.