LGBTQ+ Footprint

September 15, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern Time

During this interactive monthly live event, you will learn what your ERG needs to have a strong presence. This is especially important for LGBTQ+ identities in the workplace.

In this session, we will cover starting your LGBTQ+ focused ERG. You will also learn how to start an ERG focused specifically around LGBTQIA individuals and groups.

We will assist you in learning how to define roles, identities, descriptions and more to ensure individuals are being represented properly.


Matthew FrenchMatthew French

Assistant Director for Employer Relations at UNC Charlotte

Matthew French (They/He) is the Founder and ’90s-nostalgic brain behind Awesomely Authentic, which focuses on the unique experiences of LGBTQ+ people as they navigate the milestones of choosing a college to attend or searching for that perfect job and internship.

Matthew currently works and resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he works as the Assistant Director for Employer Relations at UNC Charlotte to connect employers with UNCC students and alumni.

Matthew has ten years of experience working with the LGBTQ+ community, eight years of professional career coaching and a love of the ’90s. He has blended all of these aspects together to create an authentically, high-energy tailored experience for all. His work has been highlighted in national career development associations, CNN Business, LGBTQ+ non-profits and more!