The LGBTQIA+ community faces unique challenges in pursuing their professional goals. This webinar provides tips to assure that we deliver services in an inclusive and respectful way to all clients so that they (and we) can navigate the heteronormative barriers that may prevent them from pursuing their vocational dreams.
Galit Pearlman, Managing Partner/Co-Founder of the boutique recruiting firm Oak3, held leadership roles in talent acquisition and human capital solutions with JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, and Insearch Worldwide. Featured in Harvard Business Review, CNBC, eFinancialCareers, and iReLaunch for her work in talent and diversity strategies, she earned her BA in Political Science & International Business (Univ of Wisconsin) and resides in Ithaca, NY with her partner and their three children.
LeeAnn Marchesi, Middle School Teacher (Wissahickon School District), works with students to create safe spaces and trusting relationships in which all are welcomed and encouraged to engage in discussions on important topics with accuracy and without stigmatization. She earned a BS Elementary Education (Cairn Univ) and a Master’s in Social-Emotional Learning (Neumann Univ). Her doctorate in Educational Leadership (Gwynedd Mercy Univ), in progress, has the thesis topic: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Gay Students’ Perceptions of Acceptance.
Rae Stout has more than 10 years of experience in career and mental health counseling with a focus on underserved populations, including LGBTQIA+ individuals who have experienced discrimination related to gender and sexuality. She is a Certified Career Counselor with NCDA, a graduate of NCDA’s Leadership Academy, a former member of NCDA’s Statewide Leadership Advisory Group, and current member of NCDA’s Government Relations committee. She is a Licensed Counselor in Colorado, a Certified Counselor with the NBCC, and an MBTI Certified Practitioner.
Eligible for 2 NCDA CEUs.