LGBTBE Business Webinars and Video Resources During COVID-19
This page is dedicated to our network of exceptional, innovative Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® (Certified LGBTBE®) suppliers in the NGLCC network. Here you will find information on business development webinars and trainings; online matchmakers, both B2B and corporate; support with drafting capability statements and RFPs; and much, much more to help our businesses and community stay strong and ready for the year ahead.
Additionally, many NGLCC local affiliate chambers have regional information an economic recovery opportunities available. To find your closest local affiliate, click here.
In this webinar, two professionals will share their stories navigating STEM spaces as a “minority”, detailing personal experiences from microaggressions to blatant racism. Speakers will share what they learned, including practical tools for addressing microaggressions, advocating for inclusion and equity, identifying how to work with allies to make positive change, and propelling their careers forward despite these obstacles. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share their own personal experiences to get advice.
Join us on Wednesday, August 12th from 12:00pm-1:00pm PST.
Bias in Artificial Intelligence Webinar
As companies and agencies increase their use of artificial intelligence in hiring and procurement, the results of bias in algorithms have the potential for significant harmful impacts on diversity at all levels. One of the world’s leading researchers on this topic, Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, will help us understand the importance of identifying and correcting bias in the algorithms that drive these systems, and in avoiding this problem at the start.
The webinar will be on September 23rd at 10am PST. Click here to register.