Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, an organization that works to end discrimination in the workplace against LGBT employees announced that they will honor Brian McNaught who is the world’s leading corporate diversity consultant dealing with LGBT issues in the workplace, with the Selisse Berry Leadership Award. The award, named in honor of Out & Equal’s Founding Executive Director, Selisse Berry, will be presented to McNaught at the 2011 Out & Equal Workplace Summit on Thursday, October 27, 2011. The event brings together over 3,000 people from 25 countries for a four-day caucus in Dallas, Texas.
“Brian McNaught has been working to help people to better understand the unique challenges and opportunities faced by LGBT people in the workplace since 1974,” said Kayla Shell, President of the Board of Directors at Out & Equal Workplace Advocates. “His work has reached hundreds of professional and university audiences, and has been pivotal to changing how the corporate world views the LGBT community. We are proud to be able to honor him with this award.”