Meeting Archive:
Implementing and Leveraging Self-identification as a Method for Driving Change

Meeting Description:

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12 pm Pacific Time
1 pm Mountain | 2 pm Central | 3 pm Eastern


Join us to explore the power that LGBT self ID, aka self declaration (pick your country), can have as a method for driving change.  With leading practice examples from both sides of the Atlantic, we will provide insights into the impact and benefits that LGBT self declaration can have, while also the practical approaches to and challenges of introducing LGBT self declaration in the current US and UK climates.  Bring your challenges for an interactive discussion about breaking down barriers while growing your understanding about the legal and human resources tips for implementing and leveraging the information you've collected.

Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM PDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Pat Baillie
 Presenter Information
Tim Jarman
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Tim is Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusiveness for EY's UK and Ireland business where he developed and leads the overall LGBT strategy for the UK and Ireland firm. He also leads the UK and Ireland firm’s approach to self identification across all strands of diversity. Outside EY, Tim sits on the Steering Committe of the UK's National Student Pride and is a Director and Trustee of the United Nations Association of the UK.

Chris Crespo
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As the Director in the Americas Inclusiveness Center of Expertise at Ernst & Young (EY), Chris played an integral role in EY's voluntary move to extend benefits to the firm's same-sex partners and was featured in a Reuter's article about the history-making event.  Residing in Western Pennsylvania with her partner of more than 25 years, she enjoys coaching her kids' soccer, basketball and softball teams and fixing up their 115 year-old farmhouse.