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Top LGBTQ Professionals Event

By Charlotte Robinson, April 26, 2019
With LGBTQ workplace equality headed to the U.S. Supreme Court in October the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce is presenting a timely event “Rising to the Top as an LGBTQ Professional” on Wednesday May 8th from 8A to 10A with a panel featuring successful LGBTQ professionals & executives sharing their experiences, best practices & recommendations for success. The panel will be moderated by Cathy Renna, Principal at Target Cue PR & panelists will include Billy Bean, Vice President & Special Assistant to the Commissioner of Major League Baseball & former professional baseball player who publicly came out as gay in 1999, Ross Levi, Executive Director / Vice President of Tourism, Empire State Development who led the iconic I Love New York tourism program & manages all NYS tourism staff & partner on all I Love New York marketing initiatives & Gwen Marcus, Executive Vice President & General counsel at Showtime Networks Inc. who has been honored as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Cable by CableFAX: The Magazine, acknowledged by The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100 list & served on the board co-chair of the LGBT Community Center of New York, which awarded her with its Corporate Leader Award. Cathy Renna stated, “I am thrilled to moderate this panel as we approach such the historic milestone of Stonewall 50 this in June. The opportunity to hear from some of the most successful executives who have risen to the top in their industries as out & proud LGBTQ people will be both fascinating and inspirational to anyone who attends.” The event takes place at Yelp at 11 Madison Avenue in NYC & registration is $20 for members & $40 for nonmembers.
For More Info: manhattancc.org
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