Pride Series

A series that draws together diverse stories of LGBT professionals, chronicling their career paths, their experience of inclusion, reflections on how things have changed and how allyship can be critical.

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Pride Series Podcasts

Robyn Grew of MAN Group – From Teenage Rebel to Corporate Executive

Robyn Grew is Group COO, general counsel and Head of ESG at Man Group as well as Head of Man Group US. Global Head of Legal and Compliance. She has been with the firm for over 12 years. Previously, she worked in a number of different compliance roles and at financial services firms. She lives with her wife in the New York City area and has a colleg...
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Elizabeth Kleinerman of Wellington Management – Networks and Progress in Financial Services

Elizabeth (Liz) Kleinerman is a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Wellington Management, based in Boston.  She has worked at Wellington for her entire career, and is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Wellington Foundation as well as a Founder of the firm’s Pride+ Network and a leader of its diversity and inclusion efforts.  She lives with her ...
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2022 Pride Special – Trailer

We are delighted to bring you our second Pride Special, in which we celebrate the career journeys of LGBTQ+ professionals around the world.   In this year’s series we speak with a surgeon in training committed to raising awareness of the LBGTQ+ community, a finance industry COO who was once a teenage rebel, a recent recipient of an OBE award for...
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Georgy Egorov talks about what true allyship looks like, and why a collective allyship should be the goal. Listen from 16.27 to 20.47 on Apple or Spotify.

Ozzie Gromada Meza shares his experience of allyship and the community of his co-workers. Listen from 10.29 to 14.24 on Apple or Spotify.

Perry Zizzi reflects on how far things have come since the mid-1990s, when he moved from “whispering in the corridors” to proud support of Pride Parades. Listen from 14.55 to 15.55 on Apple or Spotify.

He also shares his experience with the Romanian Diversity Chamber of Commerce. Listen from 16.01 to 17.52 on Apple or Spotify.

Genie Cesar-Fabian shares her own work experience and how positively her work colleagues embraced her. She also shares her experience as a parent, her joy at experiencing her first pride parade and the challenges she experienced in coming out in a Catholic family in New Jersey. Listen from 14.46 to 18.09 on Apple or Spotify.

Georgy Egorov discusses how the experience in investment banking shifted too over the decades in which he worked there. Listen from 12.58 to 16.34 on Apple or Spotify.

David Mooney asks whether some shifts in inclusivity are cynical gestures, when not so long ago high street banks were actively discriminating against their gay customers. Listen from 14.11 to 15.32 on Apple or Spotify.

Hear from Jenny Whiteman about why we still need to have Lesbian Visibility week and the startling statistic that gay women are twice as likely NOT to be out at work than gay men. Listen from 16.28 to 18.04 on Apple or Spotify.

Ozzie Gromada Meza talks about his Latino heritage and the some of the challenges he originally faced due to not being out at home. Listen from 14.24 to 9.12 on Apple or Spotify.


Go to our Meditations Hub for a series of free inspiring meditations. Whether you want to start the day with a positive mindset, reset during the day, calm your mind or draw upon the power to forgive, these reflections will encourage you to give yourself this time.

Go to our Coaching Hub for videos from some of our inspiring guests and coaches to help with your career and personal development.

Hear from Oli Shakir-Khalil about his mental health advocacy here: Listen from 6.30 to 12.5 on Apple or Spotify.

Hear from Matthew Choyce about the resources that his foundation for Gay Youth in technology provides. Listen from 5.47 to 6.45 on Apple or Spotify.


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