In this episode, Susan Angele, senior advisor with the KPMG Board Leadership Center, talks with Todd Sears, founder and CEO of Out Leadership, about the increasing visibility of, and interest in, LGBTQ diversity in the boardroom, the return on equality from LGBTQ inclusion, understanding the value and dispelling myths about LGBTQ board diversity, and outlining steps boards can take going forward.
Topics discussed include:
- the concept of ‘return on equality’ for businesses
- the importance of LBGTQ+ diversity as part of the boardroom discussion
- historical barriers that have led to underrepresentation
- the push for voluntary self-identification