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LIVE: Serving as an Out LGBTQ+ Leader in Today’s Global Marketplace (Ep 005)

If you are an LGBTQIA+ person, seeing no one like you in your organization can feel isolating.

Perhaps people are asking you intrusive questions, or simply don’t know how to address you at all and avoid personal conversations entirely.

How do you advocate for yourself and find community and support in your situation?

To answer that, we’re chatting with Andrew Foster (he/him/his), CHRO at TriMark USA on his experience as an openly LGBTQIA+ leader in today’s global marketplace.

Highlights include:

  • Recollection of coming out at work
  • Building safe environments to encourage diversity
  • The importance of allyship in the workplace
  • HR policies to put into practice

Andrew is the CHRO at TriMark USA. He has been working in the HR space for over 25 years, and specializes in tapping into people strategies to create change.