The status, rights and protections of LGBTQ people remain political hot buttons. Meanwhile, companies must juggle what is required by law, what is expected by the marketplace and what is necessary to build diverse, inclusive and respectful workplaces.
Moderated by Kansas City Business Journal Editor-in-Chief Brian Kaberline, the discussion will explore practical steps companies can take to increase LGBTQ equality.
Sean Barnard, Owner, Bambou Salons & Spas LLC & Fifty Eight LLC and Board Vice President, Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Shelly L. Freeman, Principal, Jackson Lewis
Gillian Power, Chief Information Officer, Lathrop Gage LLP
Maurice A. Watson, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
5:00 pm, networking, drinks, appetizers
5: 30 pm, welcome and panel discussion
6: 30 pm, Q/A followed by networking
7: 00 pm, event ends