Texas Diversity Council Will Hold LGBT-Allies Summit in San Antonio

State Rep. Mary Gonzalez speaking at the 2018 LGBT-Allies Diversity Summit in Austin. (Courtesy photo)

The Texas Diversity Council will hold its second annual San Antonio LGBT-Allies Diversity Summit on June 13. The Summit will bring together business leaders and community representatives for discussions on workplace equality.

“We believe in educating ourselves on the importance of inclusion as it pertains to our LGBT community. Take the opportunity to make new connections and learn what your peers are doing to advance LGBT policies within their organizations,” the Diversity Council said in a press release.

The San Antonio Summit is one of four being held in Texas this summer. The others will take place in Austin, Houston, and Dallas.

The Texas Diversity Council is a non-profit committed to “diversity and the transformation of our work place and community into environments where people are valued for their uniqueness and are secure in the knowledge that their efforts make a difference.” The organization has six chapters in Texas.

Zan Gibbs

The San Antonio Summit will be held at The Club at Sonterra. The half-day event will include discussions, networking opportunities and a presentation by keynote speaker, Zan Gibbs, the chief equity officer for the City of San Antonio.

Two awards, the LGBT Leadership Award and and LGBT Ally Award will be presented.

The 2019 Greater San Antonio LGBT-Allies Diversity Summit, Thursday, June 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon at The Club at Sonterra, 901 Sonterra Blvd. Registration $69 (includes breakfast). Use this link for more information and to register.


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