Out & Equal Workplace Summit brought Rippon, DiMarco and more to the Washington State Convention Center

by MK Scott

With over 6,000 attendees, the Out & Equal Workplace Summit was the place to be to celebrate equality and diversity. The four-day conference spanned from Oct. 1-4. Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the largest conference dedicated to LGBTQ Workplace Equality in the world, attended annually by LGBTQ & ally professionals.

New Out & Equal Workplace Advocates CEO, Erin Uritus urged change especially in this current political climate as well as for our allies around the world. Other speakers included Bank of America’s Cynthia Bowman, Rev. Dr. Rob Hardies from All Souls Church Unitarian (Washington, DC) , JP Morgan’s Ken Janssens, and inspirational speakers Amber Hikes, Ash Beckham and Trystan Anger Reese.

Tuesday’s Brunch brought Olympian, Adam Rippon and Wednesday’s Power Lunch brought Model and Deaf Activist, Nyle DiMarco. Each of these speeches (along with a performance by Northwest bred, Broadway star, Shoshana Bean) can be found in video format on our Facebook page.

Photos by MK Scott


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