Lockton's Inaugral LGBT+ Event: Inclusion for the Future

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05 February 2019

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Lockton Companies LLP, The St. Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7AG

Free

Leanne Foot

Join Lockton Companies LLP and Link LGBT Insurance Network for our first LGBT+ event.


This inaugural event brings together a number of leading LGBT voices to discuss the key themes in embedding inclusion and empathy in the next generation.  Presented by Adam McCann, Chief Executive of Diversity Role Models, and Gareth Thomas, the Welsh rugby legend and former British and Irish Lions vice-captain, this event will share the inspiring work currently being undertaken by DRM as well hearing Gareth’s story first hand of his journey since coming out as the first openly gay rugby player back in 2009.  This is will then be followed by networking drinks and canapes.


17:30 - Pre event drinks

18:00 - Welcome speech

18:15 - Presentation by Adam McCann, Chief Executive of Diversity Role Models (DRM). 
Adam is the Chief Executive of Diversity Role Models (DRM) and organisation that seeks to embed inclusion and empathy in the next generation.  They have a vision of an inclusive education system where all students feel accepted,supported and encouraged to be themselves and thrive.

18:30 - Presentation by Gareth Thomas, Welsh rugby legend and British & Irish Lions vice-captain.
Gareth is probably best known as the first openly gay rugby player in the UK; after coming out in 2009 Gareth has spoken widely about the stigma of homosexuality within the sports industry, and his journey from attempted suicide to promoting LGBT rights to inspire other young sportsmen and women.

19:10 - Closing, followed by networking drinks and canapes. 

Click here to register to attend.

  

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DRM

Speakers

Adam McCann
Adam McCann
CEO, Diversity Role Models
Gareth Thomas
Gareth Thomas
British & Irish Lions vice-captain

Event Location

Lockton Companies LLP, 
The St Botolph Building,
138 Houndsditch, 
London, 
EC3A 7AG