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Supporting LGBTQI+ Young Entrepreneurs

  • Wednesday, 29th March 2023

This webinar is closed. You can watch the recording of the session HERE.

Overview

We would like to invite you to an open session to explore the importance of, and challenges facing young entrepreneurs from the LGBTQI+ community.  

During this session, we will explore: 

  • The key challenges young people of this identity face when pursuing a business 
  • A case study presentation of the work being done around this area, including the successes and drawbacks we can face in carrying out this work
  • A space to explore how this relates to your local context and what initiatives we can take as a global network to address this  

Workshops

Whether you’re already working with such communities or are simply curious, we welcome you all!  

We will be joined by:  

  • Robin from the Queer Box, a non-binary academic who runs workshops for the LGBTQI+ community and has been involved in acitivsm and policy making since 2010. Their work focuses on gender, sexuality and relationship diversities. 
  • Zimkitha Gova, an advocate for LGBTQI+ economic inclusion in business and entrepreneurship in South Africa, who holds a strong network and knowledge on supporting LGBTQI+ entrepreneurs across the African content.  

We will run two sessions on the 29th of March to serve a global time zone. 

How to sign up

Please follow the link to the session you would like to attend:

Workshop 1 – 29th March 9am (GMT)

Workshop 2 – 29th March 1pm (GMT)(closed)

If you have any queries, please contact our Development and Programme Manager, Zain Ali.