LGBT@Work Conference - July 4, 2019

LGBT@Work Conference - July 4, 2019

by IE Out & Allies Club

Off Campus

Thu, 04 Jul 2019, 6:00 PM –

Fri, 05 Jul 2019, 12:00 AM

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Casa de America: Entrance through Calle Marques del Duero, 2

Plaza Cibeles, s/n, Madrid 28014, Spain




LGBT@Work Conference & Networking Cocktail After Party
2019 Theme: "Inclusive Leadership"
Casa de America
July 4, 2019

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.

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.

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: 
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Santiago Iñiguez

Executive President

IE University

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.

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