Showing posts from April, 2016

EWS Hosts How to Navigate in Our Changing Profession

J oin NGLCCNY's Corporate Partner, Empire Wealth Strategies, for an opportunity to connect with industry leaders and professionals. What How to Navigate in Our Changing Profession When Thursday - April 21, 2016 - 6PM Light refreshments will be provided Where Park Avenue Offices 2 Park Avenue, Suite 300 New York, NY 10016 Keynote Speaker Joe Jordan* Best Selling Author of "Living a Life of Signatures" & Life Insurance Legend *As the Ambassador of Significance and best-selling author, Joseph Jordan is an industry legend with more than 40 years of experience under his belt. Joe's career in financial services spans every facet of the business, from insurance to annuities to Wall Street. LIMITED SPECIAL BOOK SIGNING FROM 5:45PM - 6:15PM Register or RSVP by clicking here , or contact Alex  Nostramo at 646.432.7854 or by email at Posted by Sean Franklin, Senior Associate, Media Communications Committee,

OutRight Fights to Protect and Advance LGBTIQ Human Rights

Every day, LGBTIQ people’s human rights and dignity are abused around the world in ways that shock the conscience. The stories of LGBTIQ struggles and resilience are astounding, yet remain unknown – or willfully ignored – by those with the power to make change. Without a groundswell of pressure, particularly from countries where LGBTIQ equality has progressed, these attacks on individuals’ fundamental identities will continue unabated. That’s where OutRight Action International comes in! With expertise, connections and experience gained over two and a half decades, OutRight fights to protect and advance LGBTIQ peoples’ dignity and human rights as part of the global human rights movement. We empower people on the front lines, hold leaders accountable and measure our impact through positive change in people’s lives. Check out why the new name change to  OutRight Action International Some recent accomplishments of OutRight Action International: Launched a graphic nove

Non-Profit Spotlight: BNGAP

As the LGBT community finds strength in its collective voice to stand together. The community has also found the disparity of resources and services to address their specific needs and challenges. A small group of medical professionals is working to change the access the LGBT community has to medical professionals with whom they can work. Building the Next Generation of Academic Physician (BNGAP) was started in 2008 and has taken on the task of researching the interest in academic medical careers for diverse populations. This group was made up of Hispanic Center of Excellence at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (HCOE-Einstein) , the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) , and the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) . They found that over 60% of those participating in their research were interested in an academic medicine career and desired additional career guidance. BNGAP’s vision is to help develop a diverse academic medicine workforce that will train