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Pride Month Celebration- An Essential D&I initiative

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LGBTQIA+ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual. People who fall under this category have experienced stigmatization and discrimination for many years, especially in their workplaces. And during this Pride Month, it is imperative that leaders show their support for and appreciation of LGBT employees at work.

Yes, June is Pride Month, and the history of pride month or gay pride dates back to the protests in New York City.

Know more here: 25 Virtual Pride Month Ideas To Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Rights

This episode of the Vantage Influencers Podcast is all about fighting inequality and discrimination in the workplace. And to shed light on this topic, we have with us, Saswati Sinha.

About The Speaker

Currently working as the Head of Human resources (India) at Evalueserve, Saswati Sinha is an HR leader with more than 23 years of experience in people, processes, and strategy. She was consecutively awarded the Top 100 and Top 101 HR Minds in India by the 'World HRD Congress"- in 2018 and 2019. She is also the winner of Top 101 Fabulous HR Leaders in 2020. In 2020, she was awarded the Her-oes award for top women HR leaders by ObserveNow and presented by Ms. Maneka Gandhi. In 2021, she was recognized as Top 50 Leaders in HR by White Page International.

To know more about Saswati, connect with her on Linkedin

Show Notes:

(02:20) The true meaning of diversity and inclusion.

(03:30) Why are diversity and inclusion initiatives important in the workplace?

(06:40) The relationship with employee engagement, acceptance, and recognition.

(07:57) How can workplaces celebrate pride month at work and show their support for the LGBT community?

(12:20) Summarizing Saswati's thoughts on the Pride Month celebration being an important D&I initiative at work.

(13:55) Resources suggested by Saswati.