Intertech LGBT+ Diversity Forum

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About Intertech LGBT+ Diversity Forum

Intertech LGBT+ Diversity Forum is non-profit organisation for LGBT+ individuals and their allies across the globe. We’re super passionate and committed to encouraging LGBT+ diversity and inclusion in the UK technology sector for the benefit of the individual, the organisations they represent and the industry overall - and we’ve been doing this since 2012.

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Pride in London 2022 - What's going on?
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Celebrate Pride in London with Unity
Intertech LGBT+ Diversity Forum
Introducing... Intertech Manchester
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Celebrate Pride in London with Unity

Our amazing friends over at Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content, would like to invite LGBTQI+ indie devs to join them for their Pride in London celebrations this year.

This will be an opportunity for devs or anyone else with an interest in real-time 3D to hang out with the Unity crew, network and make new friends. There are a limited number of tickets to give away on a first come first serve basis.

Register at the link below and find out what's in store for those of you lucky enough to be invited.
02 Jul 2022 at 10:00am

Pride in London 2022 - What's going on?

It's the big one! We're excited to share plans for Pride in London 2022 with Intertech and our fabulous sponsors Capgemini & Amdocs. 🏳️‍🌈

As always, Intertech will be present and marching in the Pride in London parade once again this year. This year however we've mixed things up and approached ticketing a little different.

💜 Here's all you need to know to grab a spot to join Intertech’s contingent promoting diversity in tech...

There are a very limited number of parade places for organisations this year so as to help increase representation of our diverse and wonderful LGBTQ+ community - this means we have just a handful of tickets available for Intertech. For this year only, the team have taken the decision to invite members and supporters who have stuck with us through the rough and the smooth over the last decade and helped get us to where we are today; these wonderful individuals will be joining us in our t-shirts on the day.

However this isn't all and we do have a few spaces available - despite not opening registration publicly. We would LOVE to have some of your join us on the day, especially those who have engaged with us before as our way of thanking you for your support!

If you know you can join on us on July 2nd, from mid morning onwards, and want to be a part of the action then simply reply to this email with the following details:

  • Full Name
  • Mobile Number
  • T-Shirt Preference (Small to X-Large)
Whilst we can't guarantee a spot to those who email, we will do everything we can to get as many familiar faces there on the day for what promises to be a fantastic Pride in London parade.

We will confirm your space via email as well as share further details early next week. If we don't confirm your space this means we've not been able to allocate a ticket on this occasion and we're sorry, but next year we'll be back to our usual registration process and would love to see you there.

That's not all though, keep reading below for a great chance to get involved and take part in the Pride in London parade with one of our tech friends...
02 Jul 2022 at 10:00am

An invitation... Women in IT Summit

Posted on behalf of Women in IT
We've been offered 3 complimentary passes to a Future Leaders Breakfast, hosted by Women in IT. Together with HSBC, this will be a platform for networking amongst the Future Leaders of tech, the rising stars, and incoming changemakers, the leaders of tomorrow. 🥐

The Future Leaders Breakfast will start from 8.30am-9.30am and your pass also grants access to the Womenin IT UK Summit taking place in the same venue from 9.45am. The agenda is packed with the top speakers in UK tech, including Professor Sue Black OBE, Dex Hunter-Torricke from Meta’s Oversight Board, and Flavilla Fongang, Founder of Black Women in Tech.

Additionally, if you’d be interested in attending the Women in IT Summit from 09:45 instead, just reply to this email and we can share a discounted registration link.
19 May 2022 at 8:30am
133 Houndsditch

Intertech @ Microsoft

Microsoft is kicking off Pride month with an in-person event for the GLEAM and Intertech communities at the Microsoft Reactor in London, and it's going to be a fantastic opportunity to meet face to face with many individuals who we've not seen for a very long time.

On the evening we'll be hearing from Stonewall on their advocacy work across Conversion Therapy, Trans Rights and how they have supported Refugees including a panel discussion.

Naturally there will be plenty of time for networking to celebrate Pride and the start of a season of events and we can't wait to see you all there.
08 Jun 2022 at 6:00pm
Microsoft Accelerator
70 Wilson Street

Introducing... Intertech Manchester

For a decade, Intertech has slowly but surely spread it's wings across the globe bringing more and more members on our journey to champion LGBT+ diversity in the technology sector.

Today we're beyond excited to be able to announce that we now can call Manchester, the fastest-growing digital and tech hub in Europe, our latest location and second city in the UK to have an Intertech family. 🐝

To kick-off and celebrate this occasion we'd invite you to save the date as we launch Intertech Manchester on July 21st 2022 with our hosts Robert Walters.

...and of course, with this event taking place just ahead of the 'Manchester Pride' weekend we're also drawing up plans to join those city-wide celebrations too.
21 Jul 2022 at 6:00pm

Intertech @ Pride in London 2022

Yes that's right! We've got official confirmation that we'll be taking part in the the UK’s biggest Pride parade once again at Pride in London 2022. 🏳️‍🌈

The parade will take place on July 2nd 2022 and although we're expecting something a little different in look and feel we're very excited to be getting our purple t-shirts back on and showing London that we're well and truly back.

We're in the early planning stages with a few questions still unanswered but we'll be sharing more details very soon including further events around the Pride weekend. 🤩

WorkPride - An invitation...

Our amazing friends and supporters over at mygWork are pleased to invite you to their WorkPride Conference - a full week of free events for professionals, graduates, inclusive employers, and anyone who believes in workplace equality.

Each year, WorkPride welcomes thousands of virtual attendees from around the globe to network, share best practices, and learn strategies to help create workspaces that are inclusive of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
14 Jun 2021
until 18 Jun 2021

Intertech @ Pride in London 2021

We're delighted to confirm that the Intertech team have submitted our application to take part in the the UK’s biggest Pride parade - Pride in London. The parade will take place on Sept 11th 2021 after the original parade was cancelled due to the global pandemic and we're very excited about what this might look like.

We're still very much in the early planning stages with many questions unanswered around our Pride celebrations. Naturally, we will of course be following UK Government advice with all of our events and participation in the parade.

Intertech & London Bisexual Network

Join us and the London Bisexual Network, a professional network focused primarily on building awareness of and support for bisexuality in the City of London whilst remaining inclusive of allies and other members of the LGT+ community. We'll discuss the importance of not overlooking the "B" in LGBT+ as technology firms focus on LGBT+ inclusion.

This lunchtime session will bring a range of panellists together to discuss bisexuality, bi-erasure and biphobia, and how LGT+ and other allies can make a difference to their "B" counterparts.

The session will take place on Zoom provided through Macquarie - you'll be invited to register for this platform upon registration at the link below.
11 Jun 2021 at 12:30pm
until 11 Jun 2021 at 1:30pm

Intertech @ GoCardless - Bingo with Charlie Hides

Join us virtually on May 27th for a very special Intertech event partnered with GoCardless and the fantastic Charlie Hides, as we come together to play Drag Queen Bingo with the Rupaul's Drag Race star.

You should expect plenty of singing, joking around and of course audience interaction. We'll be encouraging you to get together in small groups and connect with other Intertech members across the globe - in line with UK restrictions on social gatherings.

We'll also be kicking off our own Pride month celebrations on the night so are actively encouraging themed outfits and a party atmosphere. Indeed we'll be looking out for the best dressed living room and guests on the night.

We're really excited for this one and can't wait to see you there.
27 May 2021 at 5:30pm