From 11- 14 april I was in Kiev for the European Lesbian Conference where I facilitated a workshop session on lesbian economics together with Marta from LesWorking and Jana from Fulcrum.

On the Thursday before I facilitated the European Lesbian Business Roundtable at the Dutch embassy on behalf of Workplace Pride Foundation. Together with the Workplace Pride team and the great people from Fulcrum and the Embassy I put the event together.

See a full report here

Also Read the article on the Workplace Pride website

Ambassador Eduard Hoeks delivered opening remarks at the European Lesbian and business roundtable, hosted by the Embassy and organized by Workplace Pride (Amsterdam) in partnership with Точка опори ЮА – NGO Fulcrum UA, Ukrainian Corporate Equality Index (Kyiv). The roundtable gathered together representatives of the business community: ABN AMRO Bank N.V., KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and @Shell; NGOs Fulcrum, Insight LGBTQ NGO, KyivPride, WECF, LesWorking; and representatives from the Dutch and European LGBTI police networks to address specific challenges and opportunities for LGBTI women at work. “The Embassy is a strong supporter of equality and diversity and remains committed to reducing discrimination at the workplace” – Ambassador Hoeks noted. Read the complete article from the Embassy here: https://bit.ly/2Uq8Ve8