February 27, 2012
Workplace Pride foundation is pleased to announce that Boris Dittrich, Advocacy Director of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transsexual Rights Program for Human Rights Watch in New York City, has joined the Workplace Pride Advisory Board.
Holder of a Knighthood in the Dutch Order of Orange Nassau, Dittrich has been one of the most productive Dutch parliamentarians since the founding in 1838. He is the only member ever to have drafted four different private bills that have successfully become law and is know as a champion for issues that have made Holland ‘leading’ when it comes to legislation development around the world, including gay rights.
Dittrich was one of the first openly gay members of parliament, and has been a vocal supporting of LGBT rights for decades. His work has been a motivation for many and Workplace Pride is honored to have Dittrich on its Advisory Board. He will be joining Co-Chairs Claudia Woody of IBM and Paul Overdijk of Post NL.
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February 11, 2012
In a special ceremony held at the Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) head office in Utrecht, Mr. Jan-Hendrik Dronkers, Directeur Generaal of RWS signed a specially-made charter confirming their membership to Workplace Pride.
This well attended event was the highlight of weeks of planning for the RWS LGBT employee network ‘Regenboog’ (Rainbow) and was a solid sign of support from the organization’s top managment. Signing the charter on behalf of RWS were Monique Smeijers, Executive Sponsor for Regenboog and Leon Hombergen, Chairman of Regenboog. Signing on behalf of Workplace Pride were Marion Mulder, Co-Chair, and David Pollard, Executive Director.
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