This “new normal” is really amazing – these days you can work around the globe without leaving the house. Last night I had the pleasure to hold an online Trans And Nonbinary Awareness session at global law firm Dentons. It was night-time for me since we broadcasted live to HR and D&I teams in AustraliaContinue reading “About last night”
What a pleasure to speak about creating an LGBT+ inclusive workplace at Worldline Global today. It’s always fun and exciting to discuss gender inclusive language and terminology with diverse language backgrounds in the audience. This was quite a diverse 2-hour ride today, ranging from the history of diversity and inclusion in business to LGBT+ and trans-specific workplaceContinue reading “How to create a safe and LGBT+ inclusive workplace – my session at Worldline Global”
I’m very excited to be speaking live at the HLB International Global Summit tomorrow, talking about the business case for #diversity. What will happen during my session? ➡️ We will look at the history of diversity and inclusion in business (spoiler! It’s nothing new!). ➡️ I’ll provide an overview of the various dimensions of diversity (and yes, thereContinue reading “My first truly global speaking engagement”
Today marks #ComingOutDay. Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans people who dare to do be out with regard to their sexual or romantic orientation and/or gender identity, either for the first time or as a repeated act for #LGBT+ visibility. But why is #ComingOut still important? Don’t we (LGBT’s) have what we want and need? Yes, in many countries LGBT+Continue reading “Some thoughts on ComingOut Day 2021”
What a ride! Not only because of my excitement to get out of my home for a business occasion after a long time (and a tricky train journey with lots of unpleasant surprises, but hey, I don’t fly anymore, unless I really need to) for a live presentation in Brussels! Many thanks to European CyclistContinue reading “Do cyclists have unconscious biases*? – Great live-and-in-person session with European Cyclist Foundation in Brussels”
Watch the video here. Thank you, Dentons for celebrating #TDOV. This is a day to show that we are here, and that we are, in all our #diversity part of the (business) world and firms like you help make the (employment) world a better place for trans and nonbinary people. It was a great pleasure to make this video togetherContinue reading “Dentons Celebrates International Transgender Day of Visibility – and I had the honor to make this video with them”
On 31st March the world (well, hopefully at least as many people as possible), celebrate TDOV, the international transgender day of visibility. TDOV is a day to show your support for trans and non-binary people. It aims to bring attention to the accomplishments of trans and non-binary around the globe while fighting discrimination and transphobiaContinue reading “Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) 2021”
In a live talkshow with all German Dentons offices involved and impressive management presence I experienced the impact of a truly diverse speaker panel: Carmen Schön, Johanna Mühlbeyer, Albert Kehrer and myself contributed very different views on the same matter: diversity and how it works. Thank you again for the invitation and the perfect organization, Robert Michels and everyone involved!
Thank you Svenja Vry, Sebastian Mittmann (he/him)and Verena Muckhoff for inviting me to and organizing the fantastic session on Trans in the Workplace yesterday. I really enjoyed being with you and the #magentapride network, the wonderful audience and the lively discussion!
Wow, I did not see this coming. This wonderful acknowledgment for my #diversity work arrived via post today, wrapped christmassy but humbly – what a lovely surprise! Thank you so much, dear Claudia Otto and dear Recht innovativ. Mit Recht. for this award. I will hold this in all honours and it will remind me every day that I am doingContinue reading “My first award trophy”