2SLGBTQIA+ Workplace Inclusion – for People Leaders

This workshop can be taken alone, but ideally follows “Intro to 2SLGBTQIA+ Identities and Communities Workshop” unless participants already have similar foundational training that explores 2SLGBTQIA+ identities.
  • 2 Hours
  • Workshop
  • Leader


In this workshop, participants will explore barriers and challenges experienced by 2SLGBTQIA+ employees in the workplace and delve into their role and responsibilities as People Leaders to provide support and build diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces.

Leaders will identify important areas and practices including supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ employees at all stages of their relationship with the organization (hiring and recruitment; onboarding; retention; advancement); allyship and advocacy; and support such as mentorship and coaching.

Participants will apply their learning to practical scenarios they may experience in the workplace and identify actions they can take as People Leaders with their teams and in their organization to promote belonging and inclusion.

The Employee version can be found here.


Section 1: Foundations

  • Short review of terminologies
  • Business, legal, moral case for inclusion
  • Microaggressions, discrimination and impact on individuals and workplace

Section 2: Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ Team Members

  • Leaders’ role and areas of influence
  • Hiring, recruitment and retention
  • Allyship & Advocacy
  • Mentoring & Coaching

Section 3: Putting it into Practice

  • Workplace scenarios: responding effectively as a leader in the workplace
  • Planning for action

Program Facilitators:

This program has been developed with and is delivered by a specialized network of facilitators with expertise in 2SLGBTQIA+ issues. Facilitators identify as belonging to 2SLGBTQIA+ communities and draw on lived experience as well as their professional expertise in delivery of this workshop.


Note: Complement this workshop with other components of our 2SLGBTQIA+ Workplace Inclusion product suite to enhance impact in your organization.  Talk to one of our Learning Consultants today about the ideal learning pathway for your workplace.