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Talks & Panel Discussions.

POWERFUL DEI-LED CONVERSATIONS. 

Talks and Panels

 INTERSECTIONAL ALLYSHIP 

TALKS & PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Below you'll find our most popular learning and development topics. All our talks and panel discussions are bespoke, interactive, and tackle distinct issues faced by our communities. They are a great supplement to more formal training and support in-house strategies and teams; empowering individuals with new knowledge and tools for creating more inclusive cultures. All sessions can be delivered through our Annuals Memberships or Event Packages and by our global collective of speakers.

Check out our WCS 2024 Cultural Calendar for some inspiration as to how we could support you this year.

TESTIMONIALS

What do our clients say?

Yasin Efe
UNIPER ENERGY

"With We Create Space, you stand to gain so much as a business. I often highlight the diversity of perspectives the team brings through on various topics."

Lloyd Scott Tyler
YMU GROUP

"One of the benefits of working with We Create Space is the tailored aspect – the team is able to make the sessions fit our specific needs as a client."

Rene Staebe
JTI

"We Create Space is unique in what it offers. There is a clear remit and clarity in the way we partner."

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Being Trans in the Workplace.

An session unpacking gender and trans identities; offering a guide to discussing it within the workplace and tips for becoming a better ally to the entire LGBTQ+ community.

Trans Workplace
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What is Non-Binary?

An session exploring different gender non-conforming identities in the workplace - becoming more aware of important LGBTQ+ language and terminology, understanding that there is no 'one way' to present as any identity, and simply working toward creating a more inviting and inclusive space for everyone.

Non-Binary
LGBTQ Women 101
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Women in the Workplace.

A session exploring womanhood and the specific challenges that women continue to face in the workplace. We'll discuss the societal perceptions of what it means to be a woman today, intersectionality, the common micro-agressions individuals face, and how allies can make workplaces more inclusive for all genders.

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Growing Older at Work.

A live panel discussion explores the unique experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals as they age and the importance of leaving a legacy. The session will cover topics such as the challenges and opportunities that individuals face as they age in the workplace, including discrimination, invisibility, and lack of support, and how organizations can create more inclusive and supportive environments.

Growing Older at Work
My Heritage & History
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My Heritage & History.

This panel discussion delves into the importance of understanding and celebrating one's own heritage and history, as a means of strengthening cultural identity and connection to community. Speakers will explore the significance of this knowledge in building resilience, fostering intergenerational relationships, and promoting a deeper sense of belonging.

Being a Queer Immigrant
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Being a Queer Immigrant.

This panel discussion focuses on the experiences and challenges faced by LGBTQ+ individuals who are also immigrants. Speakers will share their stories and discuss issues such as navigating cultural differences, dealing with discrimination, accessing healthcare and legal resources, and building supportive communities.

Faith, Religon & Identity
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Faith, Religion & Identity.

This panel discussion aims to explore the unique challenges and opportunities faced by queer leaders of faith. Speakers will share their personal experiences and perspectives on reconciling their faith and sexuality, leading inclusive communities, and advocating for LGBTQ+ rights within their religious institutions.

Neurodiversity in the workplace
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Neurodiversity in the Workplace.

In this panel discussion, speakers with diverse intersecting identities will share their personal experiences and insights on the challenges faced by neurodivergent individuals in professional settings, as well as the opportunities for organisations to support their neurodivergent staff, clients, and service users to achieve their full potential. The session will explore various aspects of neurodiversity and provide practical advice on creating more inclusive workplace cultures.

The Modern Day Family.
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The Modern Day Family.

An educational panel discussion bringing together nuanced perspectives and stories from LGBTQ+ parents, and parents of LGBTQ+ children. One of the most important aspects of family planning is to make all families feel included. This includes queer families and single parents. Explore the practical, emotional, social, and challenges surrounding queer parenthood and navigating queer family life. We will learn about related inclusive family topics within queer contexts. 

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Becoming a Better LGBTQ+ Ally.

A session exploring further how to create the much-needed culture shift in order to facilitate a more inclusive and open work environment for employees who are part of the LGBTQ+ community.

Allyship 101
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Me and My Intersectionality.

For many LGBTQ+ people, their sexual orientation or gender identity overlaps with other aspects of their identity, compounding in increased levels of marginalisation and discrimination. Speakers will unpack the term 'intersectionality' by sharing their inspiring stories and unique lived experience through the lens of their different intersecting identities. 

LGBTQ+ Intersectionality
Living as HIV+
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Living as HIV+

This panel discussion will feature leaders who are living with HIV sharing their personal experiences and journeys of embracing their HIV status. Topics covered may include overcoming stigma and discrimination, navigating healthcare and medication, building community and support networks, and creating positive change in the workplace and beyond.

LGBTQ+ and Disability
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LGBTQ+ and Disability.

In this panel discussion, experts will explore how organisations can foster the full inclusion of LGBTQ+ employees with disabilities by establishing policies, procedures, and a culture of belonging. The panellists will delve into topics such as identity formation, intersectionality, navigating microaggressions, optimising accessibility, and raising awareness of neurodiversity, as well as addressing ableism and queer erasure in the workplace. 

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Leaving a Legacy.

A session exploring how we can shape history through our own personal allyship and activism. Hear from inspiring individuals on a mission to improve the lives of LGBTQ+ people around the world, and leave with actionable steps to create a more-inclusive organization.

Legacy
Understaning Addiction
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Understanding Addiction.

This panel discussion focuses on the intersection of mental health and addiction and the different ways individuals can overcome these challenges. Speakers will share their personal stories, provide insights on coping strategies, and explore the importance of community support and resources in achieving recovery.

LGBTQ+ Parenting
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LGBTQ+ Parenting.

This is a panel discussion aiming to educate and offer nuanced perspectives and personal stories from LGBTQ+ parents and parents of LGBTQ+ children. Key discussion points include challenging heteronormative parenting, addressing gendered assumptions, navigating coming out and gender identity exploration, dealing with disenfranchised grief and reproductive loss, and exploring queer parenting, leadership, and workplace inclusion.

Power & Privilege
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Power and Privilege.

This session aims to explore the concepts of power and privilege and how they influence individuals and social systems, as well as how to utilise them to challenge social norms and create inclusive spaces. It emphasises the importance of recognizing and processing power and privilege from a place of empathy and compassion in order to become effective allies in social justice. The session provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on these concepts and their impact in the workplace and wider society.

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Navigating Refugee Status.

This panel discussion focuses on the experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals who are also migrants and refugees. Key themes include exploring common misconceptions about this population, addressing barriers to inclusion and societal stigma, and discussing strategies for promoting diversity and inclusivity in recruitment and employment. The panellists will share their personal stories and insights on how to move migrant and refugee narratives beyond awareness-raising to promote systemic change.

Navigating Refugee Status
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My Mental Health Journey.

An session exploring the unique mental health challenges within faced the LGBTQ+ community, and how allies can better support the wellbeing of LGBTQ+ colleagues at work.

Mental Health
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The Future of Queer Leadership.

A session exploring what Queer Leadership means today - the challenges we're currently facing and what can be done to support individuals at every level with identifying their full potential and becoming more authentic, impactful and compassionate leaders.

Queer Leadership 101

EVERYTHING WE DO CENTRES AROUND...

Self-Care & Empowerment
Story-Telling & Listening
Queer Leadership & Allyship

Any questions?

For any more information or enquiries please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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