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2019 Theme: "Inclusive Leadership"
Casa de America
July 4, 2019
WHAT IS LGBT@WORK?
Since 2006, IEOut & Allies Club, IE University's student-led LGBTQ+ & Allies organization, has proudly presented LGBT@Work, the longest running LGBT+ work conference in Europe, and 3rd largest business school LGBT+ Conference in the world.
The goal of LGBT@Work is to promote the free exchange of ideas and provide a unique networking platform for LGBTQ+ students, professionals, and allies. Speakers, sponsors, and attendees from all around the world join LGBT@Work, creating a truly diverse, international, and welcoming learning experience.
WHERE ARE WE?: MADRID
LGBT@Work is taking place July 4th, during the heart of Madrid Pride!
Madrid Pride, popularly known in Spanish as the Orgullo Gay de Madrid and its acronym MADO, is the annual LGBTQ+ pride festival hosted in Chueca, Madrid's historic LGBTQ+ neighborhood. Each year, Madrid Pride takes place during the weekend immediately following June 28, the International Day of LGBT Pride.
2019 THEME: "Inclusive Leadership"
On July 4th, leading LGBT+ professionals from around the world will share their company's best practices, present insight reports, and even walk us through their own personal coming out journeys, sharing what it means to be LGBTQ+ in the industries they represent.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2019:
The Conference includes opening remarks delivered by IE University's Executive President, Santiago Iñiguez, an award ceremony, Tedx-Style speeches from globally diverse, gender balanced, LGBTQ+ representative speakers from multiple industries, and a networking after party which includes a tapas-style dinner, open bar, and dancing, and opportunities to directly network with International Corprate Recruters seeking highly qualified LGBTQ and ALLY talent. As a conference participant, you are eligible to submit your CV to the official 2019 LGBT@Work CV Book which will be distributed to our 2019 Corporate Sponsor Recruiting Specialists. Last year, CV Books were given to companies including Google, Amadeus, SAP, and McKinsey & Company (just to name a few) - and most importantly, some of our attendees who participated in the LGBT@Work CV Book were offered job interviews and in some cases were HIRED!
Ticket Price Includes:
Networking Cocktail after party with attendees, speakers, and corporate sponsors
Refreshments, dinner tapas-style & open bar
To find out more information about LGBT@Work 2019, please visit our website:
Casa de America
Plaza Cibeles, s/n, Madrid 28014, Spain
Santiago Íñiguez de Onzoño is Executive President of IE University. As Executive President, he is heading the strategy of the five schools comprising this institution. He is also driving further internationalization coupled with a special focus on developing new formats for the integration of learning and technology, consolidating long-life learning projects, establishing international agreements to create learning platforms with leading universities, and setting up new programs that attract talent and further raise levels of diversity on campus. Santiago stepped down as Dean of IE Business School in January 2017. Santiago joined IE Business School in 1991 as professor of Strategic Management. He served as Director of External Relations from 1995 to 2004, when he was appointed Dean of the School, which under his leadership has positioned itself as a leading center of learning for managers and entrepreneurs, being ranked No. 1 in the world of Online MBAs. Santiago has also been the driving force behind IE’s strategic alliances with universities like Ivy League member Brown University (US), and the creation of the FT-IE Corporate Learning Alliance, a platform for premium executive education programs run jointly with Financial Times. Santiago has served since the summer as Chairman of AACSB, an international accrediting body based in the US, being the first dean of a non-US School to hold the position. IE University, which is ranked among the top 25 universities in the world for graduate employ-ability (Times Higher Education, November 2016), runs education programs with a markedly international focus in the fields of management, law, architecture, international relations, human sciences and technology. IE University has campuses in Madrid and Segovia, and a student body comprised of 131 nationalities. He has been portrayed by the Financial Times as “one of the most significant figures in promoting European business schools internationally.” Santiago holds a Degree in Law, a Ph.D. in Moral Philosophy and Jurisprudence (Complutense University, Spain) and an MBA from IE Business School. He was a Recognized Student at the University of Oxford, UK. Santiago is a frequent guest speaker at international conferences and one of LinkedIn’s 500 Global Influencers.
Keisha Bell is Managing Director and Head of Diverse Talent Management and Advancement at DTCC, where she is responsible for recruiting and retaining best diverse talent and developing DTCC’s next generation of leaders through focused sponsorships and talent advancement strategies. She believes in changing mindsets, forging progressive practices, and views each employee as an agent of change. Keisha partners with business leaders to identify diverse talent across all levels focusing on their growth and mobility, and with Human Resources to ensure diversity and inclusion are fully integrated into working practices. Additionally, Keisha also leads Corporate Philanthropy and Social Responsibility for DTCC.
Most recently, Keisha was Managing Director of DTCC’s Risk Management Reporting, Governance, Analysis and Program Management group. She successfully led Board and Management Risk Committees, regulatory, audit and compliance reporting, management control testing, and program management of the Financial and Technology Risk initiatives. Previously, she served as Executive Director of Wealth Management Services. She was also a member of DTCC’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council, a founding leader of the LGBTQA professional network and represented DTCC at The Alliance, an inaugural gathering of the world’s most influential LGBTQ leaders held in Lisbon, Portugal.
Keisha has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, spanning broker/dealer operations, technology transformations, program management and business analysis. She earned her B.S. in Organizational Behavior from New York University.
The Trevor Project
Muneer Panjwani is the Head of Corporate Development for The Trevor Project, where he leads corporate development strategy for the worlds largest suicide prevention organization for LGBTQ young people. He has extensive experience building long-term partnerships with Fortune 100 companies like AT&T, Toyota, Wells Fargo, United Airlines, Macy's and Coca-Cola that have earned numerous Halo Awards from The Cause Marketing Forum.
Prior to Trevor, Muneer led business development at DoSomething.org, and founded (and still runs) Dversify.org, a diversity and inclusion consultancy that puts measuring fairness at the center of all D&I work. Muneer is a trained D&I facilitator having designed and led hundreds of anti-bias and diversity trainings globally. An avid traveler, Muneer lives in New York City but is often found planning his next trip abroad to reach his goal of exploring 40 countries by his 40th.
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