Abigail Ball, QBE Insurance

Abigail Ball, QBE Insurance

I have family members and many friends who are part of the LGBT community and from a very early age I have heard many different stories, and experiences that people have had when coming out or being around people who are not tolerant and to me it has never entered my head that anyone should be treated differently just because of who they are. When I had the chance to be involved with Pride I jumped at it as I knew how passionately I felt about making a difference and now was the chance to do so.

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Prashant Mahendran, QBE

Prashant Mahendran, QBE

I’d advise potential role models that it’s not exactly a strenuous task! Wishing to be a role model already gets you halfway there…Come along to events and ask questions, call people out when they’re being inappropriate. Act on anything you notice in the workplace that isn’t inclusive (even if it means just bringing it up in conversation), and create more opportunities that don’t discriminate. For example, question a recruitment process if it seems to favour applications from certain groups of people – even if it doesn’t seem intentional.

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