Inaugural LGBTQIA+ Leadership & Allyship Summit to take place in Sydney

The-Hatchery-Kate-Wickett-Paul-ZahraThe first ever summit for LGBTQIA+ leaders AND allies in Australia, The Hatchery presents the LGBTQIA+ Leadership and Allyship Summit in Sydney and Online from 31 May – 1 June 2023.

From showing up as your authentic self, to having challenging conversations, calling out bias and identifying opportunities to better support future LGBTQIA+ leaders, this summit is an open and safe space for all to come together and learn how we can make our organisations better places for everyone in them.

The summit provides an opportunity community leaders and allies to share how others can support team members on the path to leadership, and for organisations to discuss the challenges and barriers facing LGBTQIA+ leaders and how to overcome them.

Join senior leaders from the community uniting with allies to create better organisations including Courtney Act – Drag Icon, Artist, Singer and LGBTQIA+ Advocate; Paul Zahra – Australian Retailers Association; Kate Wickett – Sydney WorldPride; Kaylene O’Brien – Capgemini Australia & New Zealand; Alex Greenwich – Member for Sydney, Parliament of NSW; Lisa Watts – The Conversation; and Alicea Yu – 2022 Pride in Diversity Sapphire Inspire Award winner.

Gain insights from organisations across the community and corporate sectors who are leading the way in embracing inclusion, equity and diversity, including: Mirvac, Deutsche Bank, Pride In Diversity, Australian Government, Capgemini, Pitt Street Uniting Church, Bank of Queensland, University of NSW and OUT for Australia, just to name a few.

Featuring in-depth seminars, the Summit aims to provide practical toolkits to build your understanding, strengthen your allyship, and  boost your leadership to become a great mentor to future leaders.

The LGBTQIA+ Leadership & Allyship Summit takes place in Sydney and Online: 31 May – 1 June 2023. For more information and to book your place, visit: for details. Early-bird discount available to 28 April 2023. Use the code PRIDE at checkout to save an additional $100!

Image: Kate Wickett and Paul Zahra – courtesy of The Hatchery

Note: The 2nd Public Sector LGBTQIA+ Leadership & Allyship Summit takes place in Melbourne and Online: 30 & 31 May 2023. For more information, visit: for details.