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Guidance for parents, carers and leaders supporting LGBTQ+ youth – 16 July 2024

Please join the Leasing Foundation Equity, Diversity and Inclusion group for its annual Pride Celebration at the Shoosmiths Bow Churchyard office in London on Tuesday 16 July from 5:00pm. The topic of this year’s event will be ‘Guidance for parents, carers and leaders supporting LGBTQ+ youth’. The event will include a keynote, panel discussion and networking opportunity. 

Agenda

  • 17.00     Arrivals and registrations
  • 17.30     Welcome
  • 17.45     Keynote speaker
  • 18.15     Panel discussion
  • 18:45     Networking and drinks
  • 20.30     Close

Keynote Speaker

Oscar Hoyle (they/them) is Blossom LGBT’s CEO and is a nationally recognised LGBTQIA+ figure. Having attended their first trans rights protest at age 13, they have developed a passion for implementing positive change throughout our community. With experience working in some of the largest LGBT non-profit organisations around the world, Oscar has become an inspiration to a wide range of individuals. 

Panel Discussion 

Jamie Thomas (he/they), principal software engineer at Alfa, will lead a panel discussion with:

Networking

The panel discussion will be followed by an opportunity for attendees to network with their colleagues from across the industry. Drinks and nibbles will be provided. 

Details

  • Date: Tuesday16 July 2024
  • Time: From 5:00pm, close 8:30 pm
  • Location: Shoosmiths, 1 Bow Churchyard, London EC4M 9DQ
  • Topic: Guidance for parents, carers and leaders supporting LGBTQ+ youth
  • Dress code: Smart casual
  • Cost: Tickets are free, however we would like to offer you the opportunity of donating £10, £20 or £50 to the Leasing Foundation’s 2024 partner charity Beyond whilst booking your ticket.  Book here. There are limited spaces available, so make sure you don’t miss out.

Sponsors

Many thanks to our sponsors and supporters for this event: