He will connect the audience with latest research and thought leadership on the topic along with some practical recommendations that can be utilised within the workplace. Luke will focus on aspects related to disclosure and ‘coming out’ as well as the importance of authenticity and psychological safety, and he will also detail which types of supportive practices and initiatives an organisation can develop to strengthen LGBTQ+ inclusion at work.
To develop awareness of LGBTQ+ inclusion and why it is important
To build understanding of the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ people at work
To explore ways in which individuals and organisations can help strengthen LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace
Dr. Luke Fletcher
Dr Luke Fletcher is an Associate Professor in Human Resource Management at the University of Bath, England, UK. His research is primarily at the intersection of applied psychology and strategic human resource management, and includes topics such as employee engagement, meaningful work, and authenticity at work. His latest research interests focus on diversity and inclusion in the workplace, particularly around LGBTQ+ people at work.