Supplier in the Spotlight: GEI Inc. and JJ Marie Gufreda

July 2 | By Kaela Roeder
(JJ Marie Gufreda at book signing) Telling the stories of business owners is a passion of ours at the NGLCC. The experiences of our ever-growing roster of certified LGBT Business Enterprises are all unique, significant, and most of all, inspirational. The story of JJ Marie Gufreda, founder of GEI Inc., is no exception.
 

New York Times, Associated Press, Inc., and more Celebrate LGBTBE Certification

June 11 | By Jonathan Lovitz
  In May 2019, NGLCC Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson sat down with Associated Press (AP) business reporter Joyce Rosenberg to discuss the importance of LGBT business owners obtaining their LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) certification from the NGLCC.  Members of NGLCC's Platinum Circle of certified LGBTBEs, including Columbia Consulting, Equator Coffee & Teas, and Heels & Hardhats Construction, were profiled for this piece that celebrates the impact of America's LGBT entrepreneurs.  
 

NGLCC Global Spotlight on Agents of Change: Accenture and LGBTI Inclusion

June 4 | By Alexandra Parker
Nedra Dickson, Managing DIrector & GLobal Supplier Inclusion & Sustainability Lead at Accenture, at the2017 NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week, at the U.N. Foundation  
 

Three Takeaways from the 2019 Keystone Conference for NGLCC's Trans+ Task Force

March 28 | By Reiko Gallo
As a member of the NGLCC Supplier Diversity team and the main point of contact for nglccNY suppliers, I’m lucky to interact with hundreds of LGBTBEs dedicated to expanding their businesses and to shape new content for our LGBTBEs as NGLCC continues to grow.
 

Building Strength Through Intersectionality

February 13 | By Clint Grimes
As we continue this celebration of Black History Month, I’ve thought about my journey through life as someone with a foot in each of two camps.  I’ve been African-American since I was born and gay for as long as I can remember.  And oftentimes, those competing components of who I am have seemed to be in conflict with one another.  And there remains a certain disconnect between these two marginalized communities that manifests itself in some interesting ways.  I often catch myself contem
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Basic White Shirt

February 13 | By James Gleason
It's no surprise that A-list celebrities have a team of people dedicated to making them look beautiful. But who is dedicated to that team? In steps Basic White Shirt, a creative talent agency that represents the hair and make-up artists to the stars.  Basic White Shirt In The Spotlight:
 

In the Year of the Dog, the Private Sector Continues to Support LGBT People in China

February 16 | By Tyler Brent
On February 16, the majority of China’s 1.3 billion people marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year. During this time, hundreds of millions returned home to spend time with their families during the largest human migration in the world.
 

Remembering Ceci Gratias

November 6 | By Jonathan Lovitz
November 6, 2017 Dear NGLCC Community: Our hearts go out to everyone at the Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC) following the loss of former President and CEO, Ceci Gratias.

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