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Welcome to India’s First LGBTI Job Fair, Conference & Marketplace

ABOUT

RISEReimagining Inclusion for Social Equity

Where Thought meets Plan

Conference: Opportunity to meet Thought Leaders, Change Makers across the Globe

Where Business Intent meets Action

Job Fair: Opportunity to engage with the LGBTI talent pool and to affirmatively hire

Where Business meets Responsibility

Marketplace: Consortium of LGBTI owned businesses, redefine Supplier Diversity & Sustainability

Where Accountability makes Impact

We take Pride to RISE and GROW


Conference

“The ultimate brain spa” & “a journey into the future in the company of those creating it”

LGBTI Job Fair

An opportunity for inclusive companies to hire from the LGBTI Talent Pool

LGBTI Marketplace

A platform to spotlight LGBTI owned small & medium businesses

India’s First LGBTI Job Fair, Conference & Marketplace

Forum that aims to bring Change Makers to make a collective & lasting impact

  • EVENT OVERVIEW
  • DAY LONG CONFERENCE
  • LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST & LUNCH
  • LGBTI JOB FAIR
  • LGBTI MARKETPLACE
EVENT OVERVIEW
DAY LONG CONFERENCE

The Rising

Time: 9.00AM to 5.30PM

An opportunity to access best practices, experiences, case studies, reports from around the world that will equip you with tools for LGBTI inclusion at the workplace.

-> Learn from the Experts: Global keynote speakers, panel discussions, multiple breakouts diving deep into thought provoking topics.

-> Step in their shoes through exclusive movie screening: Sisak – India’s FIRST silent LGBTQ Love Story to have won 59 International Awards

-> Revolutionizing Mental Health: India’s first AI based Chatbot which is a non-judgemental listener and captures no personal data.

LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST & LUNCH

Exclusive Rendezvous with Change Makers

Time: 7.45AM to 8.45AM (Breakfast)

Time: 12.30PM to 1.30PM (Lunch)

We bring you up close with global leaders over special breakfast sessions and OUT Executives during lunch. An opportunity for intimate conversation on bottlenecks, challenges & strategies for inclusion.

  1. Breakfast with Selisse Berry or Lee Badgett or Dr J
  2. Lunch with OUT Executives Venkat or Ketty or Adhish
LGBTI JOB FAIR

We Are Hiring!!

Time: 1.30PM to 5.30PM

The road to true equity is long and winding, take one step forward towards inclusion, one affirmative action at a time. Recognizing potential of LGBTI Talent pool – Powering the Wings of Change.

Job Seekers: Build the career you deserve and do it where you belong! Join an inclusive workplace today

LGBTI MARKETPLACE

Empowering Businesses

Time: 1.30PM to 5.30PM

A platform to spotlight 20 LGBTI owned Small & Medium businesses across India.

Purpose:

  1. Create awareness about entrepreneurship as alternative livelihood
  2. Supplier Diversity for companies
  3. Consortium of LGBTI owned businesses
  4. Corporate Social Responsibility

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Meet the Fabulous 50

Selisse Berry

Selisse Berry is the Founder & former CEO of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, the world’s largest non-governmental organization specifically dedicated to creating safe and equitable workplaces for LGBT.

Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik writes on relevance of mythology in modern times. 

Trained in medicine, he worked for 15 years in the healthcare and pharma industries before he plunged full time into his passion. Author of 50 books and 1000 columns, several with bestsellers, he is know for his TED talks, his TV shows especially Devlok, and his innovative views on culture, leadership and Indian approach to Management.

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Dr J Harrison

Harbinger of Change

Out as Transgressive Non-Binary GenderQueer for over 10 years, Dr. J has been bringing queer theory (with a slice of humour) into the tech space, building on ThoughtWorks’ dedication to inclusivity and intersectionality.

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EVENT EMCEE

MAYA THE DRAG QUEEN

Drag Performer/ PR & Marketing Executive

The LaLiT Ashok, Bangalore

ADHISH MEHROTRA

Director – APAC

Marketing & Communications

Conduent

AJAY KRISHNANKUTTY

Global Talent Resourcing Manager

IG

AKASH SHETTY

Director, End User Services

APAC & India

VMware

AKKAI PADMASHALI

Transgender Rights Activist Founder – Member

Ondede

ALI POTIA

Partner

Asia Diversity & Inclusion Leader

McKinsey & Company

ANUBHUTI BANERJEE

Manager Analytics & Insights

(Marketing & Sales)

Tata Steel Ltd

CHAITALI SINHA

Psychologist & Coach

WYSA – India’s First AI Chatbot for Mental Health

DOLLY KOSHY

Senior Technical Writer

VeriFone

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FARAZ ARIF ANSARI

Writer & Director – SISAK (Film) Director/ Producer/ Writer

Futterwacken Films

FERN NGAI

Chief Executive Officer Community Business

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GOPI SHANKAR MADURAI

Intersex Representative & Executive Board Member

ILGA ASIA

HARISH IYER

Equal Rights Activist

Gender & Sexuality Educator

Columnist & Blogger

ILANGO PERIANNAN

Co-Site Lead

Refinitiv

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JOHN TERRENCE

Senior Director – IT

Lowe’s India

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KESHAV SURI

Executive Director

The LaLiT Suri Hospitality Group Founder-Keshav Suri Foundation

KETTY AVASHIA

Vice President

Deutsche Bank

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LAKSHMI C

Managing Director

India GU HR Service Delivery Lead

Accenture Solutions Pvt Ltd

MANVENDRA SINGH GOHIL

Prince of Rajpipla (Gujarat) Chairman – Lakshya Trust

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MOHUL SHARMA

F&B Associate

The LaLiT, New Delhi

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NEELAM JAIN

Founder & CEO

Periferry

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NELSON VINOD MOSES

Founder

Suicide Prevention India Foundation

NICOLE GIRARD

Consul General

Consulate General of Canada Bengaluru

NISHANTH RAVINDRAN

Associate

AZB & Partners

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PANKAJAM SRIDEVI

Managing Director

ANZ India

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PARMESH SHAHANI

Head

Godrej India Culture Lab

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PRIYANK SUKANAND

Chief Executive Officer Bangalore Connection 1888

Co-Founder, QCI

RUPA PARASURAM

Vice President/ Head

Compensation & Benefit

Goldman Sachs

SAMYUKTHA VIJAYAN

Transwoman, Techie & Entrepreneur

TouteStudio

SANDHYA NAMBIAR

Sr. HR Business Partner

Societe Generale

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SANKET ATAL

Managing Director

Intuit India

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SEEMA VIJAY SINGH

Chief Human Resource Officer NestAway Technologies

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SHACHI IRDE

Chief Consulting Partner Interweave

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SHARIF RANGNEKAR

Communications Consultant, Former Journalist,

Author – Straight to Normal

SHWETA KOTHARI

Managing Editor

The Logical Indian

SONAL GIANI

LGBTQ Advocate

Co-Founder, Yaariyan & Umang

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SOWMYA REDDY

Activist/ MLA

Jayanagar (Bangalore)

SHUBHA CHACKO

Executive Director

Solidarity Foundation

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SUKANYEAH KRISHNA

Rights Activist

Amnesty International

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SUSHANT DIVGIKAR

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RANI KOH-HE-NUR

Performing Artist/ Singer/ Equal Rights Champion & Motivational Speaker

TINA VINOD

Head – Diversity & Inclusion

ThoughtWorks India

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VEDA PERSAD

Senior Vice President

Global Services APAC

Northern Trust

VENKATRAGHAVAN

Director ER & Policies

PRIDE Program Sponsor Accenture India

VIVEK ANAND

Chief Executive Officer

The Humsafar Trust

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ZAINAB PATEL

National Manager, Health & Human Rights

UNDP India

Join the Inclusion Revolution

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INTERNATIONAL & NATIONAL SPEAKERS

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EXECUTIVE GLOBAL LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST

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EXCLUSIVE OUT EXECUTIVE LUNCH

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SPONSORS, NGOs & SUPPORTING ORG

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PRE SCREENED CANDIDATES

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BREAKOUT SESSIONS

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LGBTI OWNED BUSINESSES

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ATTENDEES

Sponsors

Inspirer


Platinum


Diamond


Gold


Silver


Bronze


Check-In Partner


Job Site Sponsor


OUT Executive Lunch Sponsor


Breakout Sessions Sponsor


Gifting Partner


Technology Partner



Supporting Organizations


Partners

Event

Media

Media

Outreach

Goodness

Corporates

Give us a call for corporate group booking

GLOBAL LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST

INR 1999

Exclusive Rendezvous with

Change Makers

Breakfast with

Selisse Berry

or

Lee Badgett

or

Dr J Harrison

(Seating capacity: 20 per session)

Early bird offer till June 15, HURRY!!

OUT EXECUTIVE LUNCH

INR 999

Exclusive Rendezvous with

OUT Executives

Lunch with

Venkat

or

Ketty Avashia

or

Adhish Mehrotra

(Seating capacity: 20 per session)

Early bird offer till June 15, HURRY!!

DAY LONG CONFERENCE

INR 7999

Opening Remarks by Selisse Berry

Keynote by Lee Badgett

Closing note by Dr J Harrison

Plenary Panels & Report Launches

9 Breakout sessions

3 Pre-event Webinars

1 Movie screening (Sisak)

Lunch & Hi-Tea

Access to LGBTI Marketplace

Space

Space

(Seating capacity: 300)

Early bird offer till June 15, HURRY!!

For Candidates

Apply for jobs, today!

Build the career you deserve and do it where you belong!

INR 299

Lunch & Hi Tea

Access to LGBTI Job Fair

Access to LGBTI Marketplace

3 Breakout Sessions

3 Pre-event Webinars

Building Resume

Early bird offer till June 15 HURRY!!

Media Coverage

Job fair in July to paint workplaces in rainbow hues

10 MAY 2019

Swathy R Iyer

Reporter

The Times of India

LGBTQI+ Job Fair to be held in Bengaluru in July

09 MAY 2019

Geetika Mantri

Journalist

The News Minute

A Job Fair for the LGBTQ Community

08 MAY 2019

K.C. Deepika

Principal Correspondent

The Hindu

As A Step Towards Inclusion, We’re Holding India’s First LGBTIQ Job Fair

23 MAY 2019

Shambhavi Saxena

Features Writer

Youth Ki Awaaz

Upcoming job fair aims to provide larger platform to queer community

30 MAY 2019

Nitya Ann Eapen

Express News Service

The New Indian Express

First ever LGBTQIA job fair comes to Bengaluru

8 JUNE 2019

Correspondent

Metrolife Lifestyle

Deccan Herald

Meet the Advisory Team

It takes every shade of rainbow to make the Pride Flag, it takes all of us together to create an inclusive tomorrow.

The members are all trailblazers & have made enormousness contributions to LGBTI inclusion. 

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