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2021 Outie Awards Rewind

The Outies are awarded at the annual Out & Equal Workplace Summit. Outie Awards recognize individuals and organizations who are leaders in advancing equality for LGBTQ people in workplaces globally.

Watch this year’s Outie Awards below.

Ally Changemaker & Global LGBTQ Corporate Advocate

Congratulations to Shobha Pandey from John Deere for winning this year’s Ally Changemaker Outie Award and Luiz Felipe Centeno Ferraz from Mattos Filho on winning this year’s Global LGBTQ Corporate Advocate Outie Award!

LGBTQ Corporate Advocate & Belonging and Equity Visionary

Congratulations to Dr. Shilpen Patel from Genentech/Roche on winning this year’s LGBTQ Corporate Advocate of the Year Outie Award! Congratulations also to Bank of America for winning the inaugural Belonging & Equity Visionary Outie Award!

New ERG of the Year & ERG of the Year & Workplace Excellence

Congratulations to Boeings Employees of Transgender Family Members (BETFaM) for winning the New ERG of the Year Outie Award, Capital One’s Outfront and Oracle’s OPEN for winning the ERG of the Year Award, and JPMorgan Chase for winning our most prestigious award the Workplace Excellence Outie Award!


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Out & Equal is the global convener, thought leader and catalyst actively working to achieve workplaces of equality and belonging - supporting LGBTQ+ employees and leaders who thrive in their careers and lives and achieve greater impact on the world.