Nicola speaks in schools, from elementary to post-secondary, presents to HR roundtables, and provides training on issues facing 2SLGBTQIA2+ people, fostering broader understanding and acceptance through an EDI lens.
A base-level education around what it means to be part of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities.
Promoting acceptance of others who are different.
Ensuring children know that they do not need to be ashamed of who they are.
Educating students on struggles that 2SLGBTQIA+ people face.
Sharing my personal experiences of figuring out my gender identity and sexual orientation.
Addressing misconceptions and false information that students may have internalized.
Promoting self-acceptance and acceptance of others.
Presentations can be tailored to various fields of education.
Typical presentations are given to medical students around 2SLGBTQIA+ healthcare challenges.
Focusing on real and perceived barriers faced by transgender people in the workplace.
HR staff learn how to accommodate the needs of trans people.
HR staff are taught how to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment.
Reviewing current policies and practices to determine where improvements can be made.
Ensuring language within company documents promotes inclusivity and diversity.
Meeting with those responsible for HR to discuss the implementation of new policies, practices, and procedures.
Crafting training programs tailored to each organization and their goals.
Planning a course of action to rectify situations where equitable employment does not exist.
A video I created, to make knowledge about issues faced by trans people more accessible: