In this episode of the Strong When We Belong series, Shaun Scantlebury talks to Cara Heaney, Partner, People Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP, about LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace.
In the tenth and final episode of Season 1: Strong When We Belong podcast series, Shaun Scantlebury, Partner, People Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP and member of the EY Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness (DE&I) Council, chats to Cara Heaney about LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace.
Cara Heaney is passionate about LGBTQ+ inclusion and is the co-partner sponsor of the EY LGBTQ+ network, Unity, in the UK. Cara shares her personal experience, explaining what motivates her to be an ally, and covers the challenges that communities are facing today in the external and internal corporate environment.
Listen to explore some ways in which businesses can create a more inclusive culture for LGBTQ+ colleagues.
- The importance of employee networks.
- The role of senior leadership to encourage education across the business to understand LGBTQ+ topics.
- The key actions that businesses should consider as part of their strategy to increase inclusion, such as reverse mentoring.
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Duration 23m 08s