Lead with Pride
New England’s Premier Organization Championing LGBTQ+ Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Amplifying LGBTQ+ Voices to Drive Positive Change
Pride in Our Workplace provides all LGBTQ+ professionals with ways to amplify their voices and create thriving workplace cultures. By centering the LGBTQ+ perspective within our most important conversations, we help LGBTQ+ professionals and allied businesses to drive positive change.
Grant Applications Open
2023 PIOW Community Grant Program
Apply by November 30, 2023.
Starting October 2023, PIOW invites early-stage LGBTQ+ nonprofits and community-driven organizations to apply for placement in our annual Pride in Our Workplace Community Grant Program. Learn more, apply, and share below!
Building Resilient Communities
The business case for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is stronger than ever. However, LGBTQ+ individuals are still under-represented at every level of management. We collaborate with community partners and allied businesses to provide accessible professional development tools, networking opportunities, and thought leadership forums. Together, we’re building towards a more equitable future.
Bringing Pride to Your Workplace
Pride in Our Workplace is dedicated to helping allied organizations foster thriving workplace cultures. As a member of our community, you have access to the latest best practices around LGBTQ+ inclusion and equity. As our partner, you have a team of DEI experts ready to provide guidance and a community of LGBTQ+ professionals for your employees to join.
News and Events
We spotlight important, often unheard points of view on today’s issues and provide businesses with the tools they need to grow and thrive. Learn more about our events and resources below:
New Resource: June 2023 Executive Brief
Relive our latest event and bring its best practices back to your workplace. The Intentional Leadership Executive Brief explores:
- How to move away from performative allyship and center intentional actions in one’s DEI work
- The adaptation of inclusion strategy for a local, national, and global workforce
- Methods of empowering organizations from within in response to challenging external climates
- PLUS, a full panel recording filled with critical insights
Executive Brief: Maintaining Momentum on Social Justice
PIOW recently held a panel discussion exploring:
- How organizations can maintain momentum on social justice
- Opportunities to sustain LGBTQ+ allyship, when progress feels slow
- Action items leaders can take to affect workplace equality
Find our new executive brief, best practices, a full event recording, and additional resources inside.
Event Recap & Best Practices
Trans Workplace Inclusion Series
Drawing from the lived experience of trans professionals and industry leaders, PIOW’s Trans Workplace Inclusion Series explored the complexities of coming out and transitioning in professional spaces, strategies for seeking and signaling allyship, and the need to back inclusion policies with consistent trans-affirming practices. Watch the Learning from Lived Experience Panel and the Implementing Policy and Best Practices Panel below or on PIOW’s YouTube page. Continue reading for our series recap, best practices, and a digital download to share with your team.
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What People are Saying
“PIOW has set up an environment that truly brings about a level of genuine sharing, collaboration and candor among professionals in the virtual/in-person spaces we share. I benefit greatly from discussing challenges or solutions with colleagues across industry-lines because it offers me new ways of thinking and the ability to consider our work in multiple contexts. The quality of the dialogue in PIOW spaces is always impactful, and I will continue to be an active participant as a result.”— Jamie Bergeron, EY