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Virtual Happy Hour > Pride In The Workplace: Why Building LBGTQ Inclusive Culture Is Critical

Take The Lead Presents: Virtual Happy Hour series that seeks to change the narrative from problems to solutions through thought leadership. It’s a live Zoom webcast, easy to access and you can ask the guests your most burning questions. Our goal is to provide you with takeaways you can use right away in your life and work.

Pride In The Workplace: Why Building LBGTQ Inclusive Culture Is Critical

On this free live Virtual Happy Hour, we’ll be joined by Natalie Jane Egan, CEO and Founder of Translator, former CEO and founder of PeopleLinx, and parent of three children; and Jehan Agrama, CEO of Harmony Gold, CEO of Lemonette and a founding member of GLAAD.

You'll learn how to:

  • Develop a workplace culture of inclusion and empathy

  • Discover solutions to address challenges of bias for LGBTQ workers

  • How you can be a more empathic colleague

  • Adopt strategies to create practices of inclusion and fairness

  • Communicate your expectations of fairness to leadership

  • Develop network support at work and beyond

  • Find resources to improve your leadership for all workers

Join us LIVE for this important, lively discussion on Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30pm ET

You can ask:

  • Anything if you participate live!

  • Sign up even if you can’t attend live—we’ll send the link afterward so you don’t miss the valuable tips. 

  • Tweet questions in advance to @takeleadwomen to make sure your question gets answered. 



Jehan Agrama is President and CEO of Harmony Gold, an internationally renowned television production and distribution company in Hollywood and an angel investor and member of Gaingels, a network investing in the startup companies with LGBTQ leadership.. She is a founding member of GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) and CEO of Lemonette, a first ever exclusively lemon-based dressing line, now available in 150 stores. A 30-year Hollywood veteran, Jehan was GLAAD’s first woman co- president and was one of the first to coach Hollywood media executives in sensitivity training. For over 10 years she has co-chaired the star-powered GLAAD Media Awards.


Natalie Jane Egan is the CEO and founder of Translator, where she and her team are on a mission to scale empathy and equality through technology. She is an openly transgender B2B software entrepreneur with 20 years of experience driving digital change, developing high performing teams, building complex products, and selling enterprise solutions. Prior to founding Translator in 2016––and prior to her transition––Natalie was CEO and founder of PeopleLinx, a venture capital backed sales technology solution that was acquired in 2015. Natalie has also worked in leadership positions at large public companies like LinkedIn, Autonomy, and Ecolab. Natalie is a parent, runner, and activist for transgender rights and representation. Based in New York City, Natalie is writing her first book about her transition from a Male-to-Female CEO in corporate America and the business lessons she learned.


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Gloria Feldt is the Co-Founder and President of Take The Lead, with the mission to prepare and propel women to leadership parity by 2025. Starting as a teen mom, her hard work and leadership abilities led her to a 30-year career at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, including a 9-year stint as its national president and CEO. People Magazine has called her “the voice of experience,” Glamour named her Woman of the Year, Forbes to their 40 over 40 list, and Vanity Fair named her one of America’s “Top 200 Women Legends, Leaders, and Trailblazers.” When she discovered that women had been stuck at 18 percent of top leadership positions for two decades, she knew she had to find a way to change that. The result: she wrote the bestselling book No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power to give women practical Power Tools that break down their unconscious barriers to greater personal and professional success.That book led to the organization Take The Lead and comprehensive leadership programs such as the 50 Women Can Change the World.

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Cohost: Reshma Gopaldas has been creating video content with a focus on women’s rights and health for over 15 yars. As the Associate Director of Creative Services and Talent Engagement at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, she produced, directed, and wrote the majority of their video content, and managed their celebrity supporters. Prior to that, she worked in film and television production in New York, with notable directors and actors. Her work has been featured on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CNN, ABC, HuffPo, Jezebel, Fox, etc. Today, she heads video for SHE Media, which includes BlogHer, Stylecaster,, HelloFlo and SheMediacom.

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