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World Economic Forum 2020: LGBTI Rights and the Role of the Private Sector

SDG Tent (Ocean Room), 139 Promenade, Davos, Switzerland

 

Date and Time

Tuesday January 21, 2020
7:30 am-9:00 am CET


Location

SDG Tent (Ocean Room), 139 Promenade, Davos, Switzerland


Topics

#Human Rights


A year following its launch at the World Economic Forum 2019 Annual Meeting, the Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality (PGLE) will be host LGBTI Rights and the Role of the Private Sector in Davos, Switzerland as part of WEF 2020 Annual Meeting Affiliated Program.

This session will feature two spotlight conversations and a panel discussion with leaders from the private sector, civil society organizations, and UN Human Rights who will share their insights and examples of how leading private sector companies are leveraging their individual and collective advocacy to accelerate LGBTI equality and inclusion in the workplace and in the broader communities in which they operate. 

Event Program

Welcome & Introduction

  • Dan Bross, Executive Director, Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality

Spotlights

  • HRC’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index Results—Alphonso David, President, HRC
  • The Hallmark Channel: LGBTQ Lessons for Brands—Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO, GLAAD

Panel Discussion

  • Terri Cooper, Chief Inclusion Officer, Deloitte
  • Peggy Hicks, Director of the Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures and Right to Development Division, UN Human Rights
  • Drew Keller, Global Program Director, Open for Business
  • Tony Prophet, Chief Equality Officer, Salesforce
  • Ken Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch

Register Now

We look forward to seeing you there!

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