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JOB OPENING: ORGANISATION (NPO) MANAGER (Johannesburg)

The PLUS. LGBTI+ Business Network is looking to contract a manager, based in Johannesburg, starting asap (ideally by no later than 17th February 2020). ORGANISATION BACKGROUND The PLUS. LGBTI+ Business Network aims to champion, promote, support and empower South African lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex [LGBTI] business owners and entrepreneurs with valuable opportunities to …

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PLUS Colloquium and Networking Lunch 25th July 2019 in Gauteng

PLUS. LGBTI+ Business Network (PLUS) cordially invites you to a colloquium and networking lunch to introduce you to the network and present business opportunities that exist in the Construction and Transportation sectors for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) businesses in Johannesburg and the greater Gauteng area to be held on Thursday, 25 July 2019 from 08H30 to …

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NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week

NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week, created by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce in partnership with leaders & organizations committed to expanding global LGBTI economic opportunity, will be the third annual summit to converge global leaders, economic development and human rights experts, governments, and the private sector to cultivate a more socially and economically inclusive …

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First South African LGBTI Business Summit a groundbreaking success

  [Johannesburg] – South African LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) entrepreneurs, business owners and employees came together to flex their economic muscle on Tuesday for the country’s first landmark LGBTI Business Summit.   The event was convened by the PLUS LGBTI+ Business Network, supported by the Other Foundation, and is a first for …

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2018 NGLCC INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

2018 NGLCC INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE When I applied to compete for a scholarship to attend the 2018 NGLCC conference to be held in Philadelphia, USA, I was aware that the selection process would be rigorous. As the founder of a young Transgender independent Consultancy based in Cape Town, I knew that I was …

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NGLCC INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

The NGLCC Business and Leadership Conference 2018 is taking place this August and promises to be bigger and better than ever. Are you looking to jump-start your business or build a stronger professional network? Interested in bringing more LGBT-owned businesses into your corporate supply chain? Aiming to strengthen your local LGBT chamber of commerce and network of …

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PLUS Business Summit – 11 September 2018

Since its formation, the Other Foundation has been working to establish strategic partnerships and fund joint projects with allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) communities in the southern African region, especially in the business sector. The motivation for this approach is to promote economic empowerment and participation and improve social inclusion …

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Business must do more to protect the rights of LGBT+ employees

Discrimination in the workplace often leads to fear and deceit, which in turn could affect company performance, write Patrick Bracher and Xhanti Payi 18 MAY 2017 – 05:43 PATRICK BRACHER AND XHANTI PAYI The stance taken by the Department of Home Affairs in refusing entry to a notoriously homophobic US pastor, Steve Anderson, is very encouraging …

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