HRC Blog

Reminder: Tune in Monday at Noon for HRC’s ‘Entering the Workforce’ Panel

Are you a young LGBT person looking to enter the workforce? Join HRC for a live stream panel discussion Monday on how to navigate today’s job market as a young lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender applicant.

As part of HRC’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities­ (HBCU) Leadership and Career Summit kicking off this weekend, HRC will be hosting “Generation Equality: Entering the Workforce, a Twitter Town Hall” on Monday, November 4 at 12:00pm.

Moderated by the Center for American Progress’ Senior Fellow Aisha Moodie-Mills, the event will feature a panel of experts addressing widely held LGBT concerns such as ‘coming out’ on a resume, understanding corporate dress code policies, raising money for graduate school, and much more.

Panelists will include:

  • Carolyn Brown, Editor-At-Large of Black Enterprise Magazine
  • Margaret Okada, Assistant Director of Admission at Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Kandice Fields, Mechanical Engineer at W.L. Gore and Associates
  • Deena Fidas, Director of Workplace Equality Program at Human Rights Campaign
  • Noël Gordon, Recent Graduate and Scholar: Point Foundation, Harry S. Truman Foundation, Gilman Foundation
  • Patrice Pluto, Director of Operations at PepsiCo North America Beverages

If you can’t be in the room Monday at noon, you can join us for a live stream online. Tune in to for live video of the panel starting Monday at noon. You can join the conversation by Tweeting your own questions and comments @HRC using #HRCatWork. Select questions will be submitted directly to our panelists.

Thanks to our Social Media Partners Damone Williams (@DamoneWilliams_), Point Foundation (@PointFoundation) and LGBT Progress (@LGBTProgress) who have helped spread the word about the panel.

comments powered by Disqus

Related Posts

ENDA Organizing Continues in the Midwest

Professional Athletes Included for First Time in Out Magazine’s “Power 50”

Students Across the Country Stand Together Against Bullying

Black LGBTQ Emerging Leaders Day at the White House

Watch: GenEQ Panel on Concerns of LGBT Youth Entering the Workforce