Gain profound insights into LGBTQ issues, human rights, and diversity with Philip Baldwin, speaker, human rights activist, columnist, and advocate for change.
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LGBTQ+ Inclusion: Opening Up The Conversation
Having helped propel the women’s hockey team to victory on the world stage in Rio 2016, Helen stepped on to the podium alongside her team mate and wife, GB captain Kate Richardson-Walsh. They also entered Olympic history as the first same sex married couple to win an Olympic medal playing for the same team.
Helen shares the experiences of what an inclusive environment can mean for personal performance, as well the importance of a team culture where diverse characters are encouraged to bring different skills to the table and given the opportunity to achieve their potential.
Philip Baldwin | Speaker Biography
Philip is an esteemed human rights activist and columnist, renowned for his dedication to LGBTQ issues. His journey began as a highly successful lawyer in London and New York. However, in 2010, his life took an unexpected turn when he was diagnosed with both HIV and Hepatitis C. Initially overwhelmed by fear, Philip underwent a transformative process of acceptance surrounding his diagnoses. He transitioned from feeling like an outsider to becoming an inspiring and remarkable activist.
In 2015, Philip made the courageous decision to leave his respected legal career behind and fully immerse himself in his human rights advocacy. He currently serves as a trustee for various charities and collaborates with numerous organizations on specific initiatives. Philip also devotes his time to delivering talks at schools, where he shares his personal experiences of coming out, living with HIV, and discussing his Christian faith. Through these discussions, he aims to educate and challenge societal stereotypes.
Philip is frequently sought after for his insights on human rights issues by mainstream print, radio, and TV platforms. He has delivered keynote speeches across the country, ranging from Pride events to conferences, and has provided valuable perspectives on LGBTQ/human rights, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. With his vast knowledge and ability to engage in meaningful conversations, Philip is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to educate themselves or others and obtain expert advice from a role model associated with Stonewall. Elevate your awareness and understanding by connecting with Philip.