Virtually experience the most popular workshops from the 2017 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Philadelphia! This free webinar series shares best practices on LGBTQ workplace equality and provides insight into the caliber of Summit workshops.

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Leveraging Intersectionality | Thursday, July 26th @ 12:00pm PST

What the business wants, the business gets! And what the business wants is results. ERGs operate more efficiently and effectively for the business when they are aligned. That notwithstanding, ERGs often struggle to get participation outside of the members and individuals who identify as a part of the demographic. This workshop will feature a panel-discussion around Whirlpool Pride’s 5-point strategy toward driving ERG participation and success. This seminar will leave individuals with tangible ways to increase participation, engagement, and success of ERGs. The panelists will discuss examples of techniques that have been successful as it relates to membership engagement and cross-ERG integration. Additionally, as we work to leverage intersectionality – we know success only comes when everyone is included.

Erin Brown | Digital Brand Manager, JennAir, and Whirlpool Pride ERG Co-Lead, Whirlpool Corporation
Randy Maples | Operations Training Manager, Whirlpool Customer eXperience Center, Whirlpool Corporation
Christopher Forbes | North American Leader of Diversity & Inclusion, Whirlpool Corporation
Gregory Fulmer | Senior Engineer, Community Lead for Whirlpool Pride, Whirlpool Corporation

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Chevron PRIDE: Starting a LGBTQ&A ERG in South Mississippi | Thursday, August 30th @ 12:00pm PST

In 2015, Chevron’s Pascagoula Refinery started a chapter of their LGBTQ&A ERG called PRIDE (Promoting Respect Inclusion and Dignity for Everyone). Chevron has a strong global ERG structure that we were able to tailor to the environment in Pascagoula, Mississippi. By leveraging the deep corporate knowledge and their relationships with other chapters in the US, Pascagoula’s PRIDE chapter was successful in starting. This presentation will take you through the first 3 years of the ERG’s history and share lessons learned, opportunities, and techniques for starting a LGBT ERG. By utilizing community engagement and partnerships with other ERGs, we were able to grow membership to 50 members and attendance in meetings up to 100 employees in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Elyssa Okkelberg | Materials and Corrosion Engineer, Chevron
Vickie Garner | Safety Specialist, Chevron
Joe Naylor | VP Policy Government and Public Affairs, Chevron
Kathy Brenneman | SCM Category Manager for Engineering & Construction Services, Chevron

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