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LGBT+ at Work Conference 2024

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Organizer

The Romanian Diversity Chamber of Commerce

Venue

The French Institute Bucharest
Bulevardul Dacia 77
Bucharest, 020051 Romania

Since its creation in 2020, the Romanian Diversity Chamber of Commerce (RDCC) has emerged as a leader in the Eastern European region, advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion (ED&I).

As we gear up for the 3rd annual LGBT+ at Work Conference, the RDCC continues its mission to advance ED&I principles across the dynamic landscape of Eastern Europe.

The conference serves as a platform bringing together professionals specializing in Diversity & Inclusion, HR and Talent Management, NGO Leaders, Government Representatives, Business Leaders, CEOs, Diversity Champions, Employee Resource Group (ERG) Leaders, and Legal Experts to refine their workplace strategies further and foster meaningful professional connections.

Featuring an impressive lineup of 12 speakers renowned for their expertise in ED&I and LGBT+ inclusion, attendees can anticipate engaging one-on-one interviews, enlightening case studies, dynamic panel discussions, interactive Q&A sessions, and ample networking opportunities. With this diverse and comprehensive program, participants will undoubtedly depart the conference feeling motivated and empowered to enact tangible change within their respective organizations.

Together, let us embark on this transformative journey towards creating a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment for the LGBT+ community in Eastern Europe.

Cannot attend? All talks are recorded so you can revisit or view them at a time convenient to you on our YouTube channel

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Our 2024 expert speakers

Topics to be explored include

  • Attracting and progressing LGBT+ talent into leadership positions
  • Supporting trans employees and creating a safe environment at work
  • Protecting and advancing LGBT+ rights against a backdrop of rising hate
  • Creating a successful LGBT+ employee resource group and encouraging allyship
  • Understanding the impact of language on LGBT+ employees
  • Supporting mental health and well-being for LGBT+ colleagues at work
  • Recent supreme court cases, CEDO decision in Romania and implications for LGBT+ inclusion
  • Attracting and onboarding LGBT+ talent early in careers
  • Tackling micro-aggressions and progressing your career as an LGBT+ person
  • How organisations can embrace the intersection of disabled and LGBT+ identities at work
  • Invisible prejudice at work and its impact on LGBT+ and faith communities
  • Presentation of the LGBT+ principles document by our LGBT+ Task Force lead

Our Sponsors

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities.

Accenture employs more than 4,000 people in Romania, with offices in Bucharest, Cluj, Timisoara, Tirgu-Mures, Iasi, and Brasov. We work together to solve industries’ and organizations’ most challenging problems with leading-edge technologies. Empowered with the best people, innovative tools, and continuous learning, we stay continually ahead of the game while making a difference everywhere we go.

Dentons Bucharest is one of the leading and oldest international law firms in Romania, with a presence of over 20 years on the local market. The office has over 30 lawyers with diverse seniority and specialized in various practice areas. Our team combines international standards of services with an in-depth understanding of the local culture, the business environment and the local regulations. To clients we are trusted advisors, focused on comprehensive solutions and committed to offering a competitive edge while successfully completing deals, resolving disputes and solving business challenges.

As the world’s largest law firm, Dentons’ global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in 198 locations serving 77 countries. “Polycentric™” is the concept that most accurately captures what differentiates Dentons from other more traditional law firms. It is a collective label for a set of values by which we organize ourselves and serve our clients.

Dentons Romania is Founding Member & Board Member of RDCC.

MyEcoBox is the first comprehensive recycling solution for everything in Romania developed by “Orasul Meu”, a local Non Profit Organization, committed to environmental protection.

From coffee capsules to plastic cutlery, to the entire contents of your bathroom, MyEcoBox is a turnkey, all-inclusive recycling solution for hundreds of typically non-recycled items. MyEcoBox program is convenient and easy to use, making it the perfect option for households, schools, businesses, manufacturing facilities, and events looking to offset their impacts and lighten their footprint.

Become an RDCC Member

Joining the Romanian Diversity Chamber of Commerce means connecting with a community of diverse and innovative businesses that are dedicated to driving growth and success. By joining, you’ll have access to networking opportunities, resources, and support that can help you achieve your business goals. Plus, you’ll be part of an organization that values diversity and inclusion, and is committed to promoting economic growth and development in Romania. Don’t miss out on this chance to connect and grow!