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Diversity & Inclusion SIG - May Bi-Monthly

  • 18 May 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual
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  • This registration type is for members of the Greater Cincinnati chapter. Please contact Betsy Young at for registration code.
  • This registration type is for members of the Greater Cleveland chapter. Please contact LeAnn Snyder at

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Come join us for the next Bi-Monthly Diversity & Inclusion SIG led by Tori Smart and Mat Stuckey.

Also, assisted by Seema Patel and Ankit Shah.

This month we have another special program:

Coming Out and The Transgender Experience

The state of the world can be overwhelming for transgender folks. We’ll cover the current reality and some statistics about the lives of transgender folks and what affirming health advocacy looks like. We’ll also do a deep dive into what coming out at an inclusive employer is like from the employee perspective, and what can be done to help this process go smoothly from multiple perspectives. Join Victoria Yanovich as she personally covers this sometimes less talked about topic. Come prepared with questions and/or share what you know!

About our presenter:

Victoria Yanovich (she/her) is a systems engineer who has been involved in various careers ranging from software programming, to managing systems, to nearly everything in between. Victoria is a previous co-chair of the LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group at her employer. She is a computer enthusiast with a passion for inclusivity and equality, and that is demonstrated through her current and past volunteer efforts.

About the Diversity and Inclusion SIG:

We provide a forum for COATD members to gain knowledge, learn about best practices, and share resources with one another. In addition, this forum will champion the efforts around diversity, equity, and inclusion for talent development professionals to embrace our multicultural workforce.

Tip: Consider blocking your calendar throughout the year by registering for our remaining meetings now. This way you are more likely to attend.

There are more Diversity & Inclusion SIGs this year.  Sign up today for all of them to ensure the links are on YOUR calendar!

TIP: Once you are registered for any event:

1) Open your Confirmation Email.

2) Copy the Zoom link.

3) Paste the link in your own Calendar invite and save it!

See our Event calendar to register. Please contact Todd Remer at with any questions.

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