Out & Equal’s five-day lunch roadshow

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imageEat lunch and learn a little, too. That’s the approach this week of Out & Equal Atlanta, a group that focus on workplace issues impacting LGBT employees.

The group has pulled together a series of lunch and learn sessions exploring issues including the role of gender in sales, collaborating in tough economic times, sticking with a job for its health benefits and social networking.

The 75-minute lunch sessions kicked off Monday and run each day this week at various locations across metro Atlanta.

“The series are designed to reach and educate a small group of people and take away the information to share with others,” says Chuck Obina (photo), who founded the Atlanta affiliate of Out & Equal last September. “This gives us the opportunity to educate outside our reach and many more then just those attending.”

The ideas for topics came from Out & Equal, with the group looking to offer relevant material for those in attendance. The sessions, which are free, are open to non-members of the organization. You can choose to attend one or all of the lunch meetings.

“We make sure that the topics are issues that represent our membership and the LGBT employee in the workplace. The attendees tend to be the best with suggesting current and cutting edge topics, when it is relevant to themselves and the workplace,” Obina says.

To learn more about each session, view the event listing from the Project Q Atlanta community calendar: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.


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