Supplier in the Spotlight: Women Builders Group

January 19 | By James Gleason
Establishing a clean and safe workspace is the first step to creating an environment where your employees can do their best work. Endia Dickerson and Nastashia Matos started Women Builders Group to provide custom and comprehensive cleaning services, both in commercial spaces and on construction sites, and their clients include dozens of businesses in the DC metro area, including the NGLCC headquarters!  Women Builders Group In The Spotlight:
 

Corporations As Social Change Makers? Panel Discusses New UN Standards of Conduct for Business

December 19 | By Tyler Brent
“If we are to achieve faster global progress towards equality for lesbian, gay, bi, trans, and intersex people, businesses will not only have to meet their human rights responsibilities, they must become active agents of change.”       - Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
 

An Algorithm for Diversity: LGBTI Inclusion in Tech

November 29 | By Lauren Weiser
The technology industry has seen tremendous growth in the past decade, creating more online and digital platforms that shape an increasingly interconnected world. Many people benefit from this – as both the creators and users of this technology. However, many groups do not get the same experiences from using or creating technology.
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Ori.ai

November 7 | By James Gleason
Making sure that patients have access to healthcare is no easy task, but it's one that is becoming increasingly important in today's medical community. LGBTBE Ori.ai, founded by co-founders Seth Halpern and Brett Westphal, is using AI to modernize the process of finding patients and helping patients connect with the care they need. Ori.ai in the Spotlight
 

NGLCC Global and the Embassy of Sweden Co-Convene Experts to Discuss Inclusive Growth for LGBTI People

November 3 | By Phil Crehan
On National Coming Out Day and the eve of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings, NGLCC Global and the Embassy of Sweden convened experts and hosted over 140 people to discuss the value of LGBTI inclusion for the public sector, private sector, and for international economic development efforts.   
 

LGBT History: The National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights

October 23 | By Hannah Woulfe
The large-scale national demonstrations for the LGBT community began with the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights on October 14, 1979. Although there is no record of how many people demonstrated on that day, it's estimated 200,000 people attended.
 

LGBT History: The Country's First LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

October 14 | By Hannah Woulfe
Wisconsin became the first state to pass a law preventing discrimination based on sexual orientation on February 25th, 1982. Although other states like Massachusetts would follow suit nearly a decade later, the state of Wisconsin was the first of today's total of 20 states that have passed laws to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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