16 May 2019
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IDAHOBiT 2019

Chris Bray, CEO Sports & Leisure and executive sponsor for sexual orientation and gender identity workstream, shares his message for IDAHOBiT 2019 This Friday, 17th May, marks another International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBiT). This is a global event celebrated each year by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+) community and all […]

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02 May 2019
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A Day in the life of Fiona Stewart – Contract Director, Northumbria University

Ever wondered what goes on in the day to day operations of managing a Facilities Management (FM) contract? Fiona Stewart, Contract Director at Northumbria University, shares some insight on what it is like to manage a large FM contract across Northumbria University’s student accommodation estate. Gemma Kirkman, Co-Chair of SoTogether finds out. Can you give […]

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26 Apr 2019
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Lesbian Visibility Day 26 April 2019

Laura Burgess, HR Director Schools and Universities, shares her reflections on Lesbian Visibility Day 26 April 2019 On Lesbian Visibility Day, as I do most days, I will be reflecting on how we support LGBT+ youth and how fortunate I am to live in a country where I can be myself. Here’s why. When I […]

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25 Apr 2019
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Why do I have such a problem with the word “Lesbian”.

By Nia Jordan, Deployment Manager – Supply Management, Service Operations For as long as I can remember I have always had a bit of a ‘thing’ about using the word Lesbian; especially when describing my own sexual orientation. I have deliberately chosen to describe myself as a ‘gay’ woman if ever it comes up in […]

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24 Apr 2019
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Ufuoma Uwegba – The Times Top 50 Employers for Women blog

“I have always been encouraged to bring my ‘full self’ to work.” Corporate responsibility coordinator Ufuoma Uwegba writes about her passion for her role, and how Sodexo’s diversity and inclusion employee networks have helped her discuss her identity within the company… I’ve been with Sodexo for two years, working in Corporate Responsibility. I love my […]

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24 Apr 2019
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Gemma Kirkman – The Times Top 50 Employers for Women blog

Gemma Kirkman is the Business Intelligence team lead with Sodexo’s Information, Systems &Technology team. Passionate about raising the profile of women in technology and being a role model for future generations, she’s involved in activities both at work, and in the local community.  Returning to work after having my daughter, who is now 19 months […]

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