Portland/SW Washington

About Out & Equal Greater Portland/Southwest Washington

Founded in October 2007, Out & Equal Greater Portland/Southwest Washington is a collaborative network of local companies supporting workplace equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. We serve as a resource to Oregon and SW Washington corporate ERGs (employee resource groups) in their efforts to advance workplace equality, providing educational and networking events in the greater Portland area.

Out & Equal Portland's Mission

Our mission is to provide a collaborative environment for professionals and businesses who strive to create inclusive work environments for all employees.

Out & Equal Greater Portland/Southwest Washington Objectives:

Energize a collaborative network of local professionals and businesses that support LGBT workplace equality.

  • Provide tools and resources
  • Develop and share best practices
  • Provide educational opportunities
  • Organize networking events
  • Drive awareness and participation at the national Out & Equal level

 

Out & Equal Greater Portland/Southwest Washington Leadership Council

Jeffrey Parker, Kaiser Permanente
Will Simonds, IBM
Eric Roberts, Tiffany & Co.
Devan Deuel, Portland General Electric

Contact us at Portland@OutandEqual.org.