The Lady on the Harley: Michele Wierzgac

July 18 | By Kaela Roeder
Here at NGLCC, our LGBTBEs never fail to inspire us. Our unique network of over a thousand business owners all have significant stories to tell about their lives and their business. Michele Wierzgac, a business consultant, speaker, author, and motorcycle enthusiast, certainly did not disappoint.
 

Promoting Diversity and Equality in Asia: The Launch of India’s Diverse Chamber

July 15 | By Kaela Roeder
(From left to right, second row: Dinesh Patel, Simran Shaikh, Phil Crehan,Sahil Vij, Bismaya Kumar. From left to right, first row: Aarthy Madanagopal, Palak Sharma, Bhuwan Kathuria and Vinay Kumar)
 

Why You Should Volunteer at Conference

July 8 | By Allyson Parco
Want to contribute your skills to the economic development of the LGBT+ community? Interested in business leadership, human rights, and diversity initiatives? Here are five reasons why you should volunteer for the 2019 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference on August 13-16!
 

4 MORE Reasons to Go to the 2019 International Business and Leadership Conference.

July 2 | By Allyson Parco
Registrations to the 2019 NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference are nearly sold out--- but there’s still time for YOU to get in on all the game-changing action for your business! Here are four (out of many)  reasons why this year’s Conference cannot be missed. 1. Increase Your Network of Personal & Professional Contacts
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: GEI Inc. and JJ Marie Gufreda

July 2 | By Kaela Roeder
(JJ Marie Gufreda at book signing) Telling the stories of business owners is a passion of ours at the NGLCC. The experiences of our ever-growing roster of certified LGBT Business Enterprises are all unique, significant, and most of all, inspirational. The story of JJ Marie Gufreda, founder of GEI Inc., is no exception.
 

The Diversity Alliance For Science: Making Way in Supplier Diversity

July 2 | By Kaela Roeder
(Photo from DA4S West Coast Conference, Day One)
 

NGLCC Reflects on Stonewall 50

June 28 | By Allyson Parco
The celebration and reflection we feel during Stonewall 50 / World Pride in NYC is an important statement attesting to the past, present, and future of the LGBT community. Beginning on the night of June 28, 1969, what started off as a police raid at the gay bar on Christopher Street soon became a multi-day act of resistance against decades of mistreatment and targeting. During the 50th anniversary of the uprising at the Stonewall Inn, we remember those who paved the way for the modern LGBTQ rights movement on the national and global scale.
 

3 Tips for an LGBT Entrepreneur

June 25 | By Kaela Roeder
There are many factors to consider when it comes to starting a business. What is the best way to get your name out? How should I network with other businesses? We at the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) looked to our friends at Forbes for some advice, and put our own #LGBTbiz spin on the tips and tricks we found. 1. Build a Network
 

What to Expect from the 2019 International Business and Leadership Conference

June 20 | By Kaela Roeder
(Martha Stewart speaking at the 2018 NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference)
 

NGLCC Global Spotlight on Agents of Change: The Phluid Project and LGBTI Inclusion

June 20 | By Alexandra Parker
  This piece is part three of a three-part series, which highlights the work of NGLCC’s partners to advance the well-being and economic empowerment of the global LGBTI community.

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