Workplace Inclusion

Workplace Inclusion for Gender and Sexual Diversity

Egale offers private, public and not-for-profit sector organizations reliable, high-quality training and development for professional, management and organizational development on both a local and national scale. We aim to help clients develop the strategy, motivation, and accountability required to foster LGBTQI2S inclusion and safer space.

Egale promotes and fosters the human rights and equitable inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex and Two Spirit  (LGBTQI2S) people in community, schools, and work through consultation, programs and services, training & development and community engagement.

By recruiting, retaining and advancing LGBTQI2S employees, organizations increase their ability to compete for talent, minimize attrition costs, and gain wider access to LGBTQI2S consumer markets.

There is greater demand for and increased value of companies stocks because of expected benefits of diversity and inclusion policies. Top 5 companies with currently most popular stocks have LGBTI inclusive policies in place  – CNN Business, 2019

30%

of LGBTQ employees in Canada report experiencing discrimination in the workplace compared to only 3% of non-LGBTQ employees


49%

of trans people are turned down or suspect they were turned down for a job because they were trans


30%

of openly LGBTQI2S people leave their workplaces because they feel unwelcome or unsupported by management.


92%

of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies feel that diversity policies (including sexual orientation and gender identity) are good for business.

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One-hour presentation

90-min Interactive Webinar

An introduction to LGBTQI2S identities and common workplace inclusion practices.

Designed and delivered by leading subject matter experts in Canada, our compelling virtually facilitated 90-minute interactive webinar on Workplace for Gender and Sexual Diversity teaches participants to create supportive conditions and foster positive interpersonal and institutional relationships with LGBTQI2S identifying stakeholders.

Our webinar helps audiences build their allyship skills and capacity for culturally informed practice through a structured presentation, first-person case scenarios, and expert Q&A. Participants leave the webinar with both inspirations and tips for beginning to effect positive changes across the organization.

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Custom Training Sessions

At Egale, our team will work with you to develop and deliver a customized learning solution that meets your organizations unique training needs

We offer custom sessions upon request. This is a great option for organizations that have already undergone foundational training (90-min interactive webinar). Customization is ideal for organizations looking to address specific issues, applications, or skill requirements related to a particular job function (e.g. customer service), departmental role (e.g. HR, executive leadership), or sector.

Custom sessions are especially popular among organizations specializing in the areas of education, finance and banking, health care, hospitality, justice, law enforcement, policy and data analysis, sports, etc.