The PrideON podcast is a podcast series from the Civil Service LGBT+ Network.

This podcast series the Civil Service LGBT+ Network will be speaking with LGBT+ women from across the Civil Service for International Women’s Day (8 March 2021). Each episode we will be discussing a number of topics including career success and aspirations as well as gender inequality and stereotypes at work. We will also discuss the importance of Women and LGBT+ Networks along with increasing visibility and allyship in the workplace.

Episode 9 of the podcast is now available. You can download it from wherever you get podcasts.

In this episode, Leah Cunnah, vice-chair for the Civil Service LGBT+ Network, talks to Samantha des Forges who is the Director of Diversity & Inclusion at the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Sam is also the LGBTI+ Champion for Defence.

In this episode Leah and Sam discuss:

  • The importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • LGBT+ and women role models.

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We’d like to keep this podcast going for as long as possible and we’re still looking for more guests.

Taking part is easy and it’s all very informal: you just need a spare 30 to 45 minutes for the interview and a topic for us to chat about. There’s no preparation required.

If you’d like to talk to one of us, get in touch.

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