Better Nonprofit Management Series

[Livestream] Strategies for Inclusive Language: Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

Wednesday, February 27
11:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Kimm Topping and Minh Nguyen

Free. Register and view online.

Given the national discourse around LGBTQ+ rights and the #MeToo movement, many nonprofits are exploring how they can create more inclusive environments and foster greater gender equity in the workplace. This FREE livestream will explore strategies for inclusive language around gender identity and sexual orientation.

Register for the livestream

TSNE MissionWorks presents this segment from our full-day workshop led by trainers Minh Nguyen and Kimm Topping, "Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation: Creating Inclusive Environments".

About the Trainers

Kimm Topping is an activist and educator whose work focuses on youth and marginalized communities. Kimm is a training consultant for the Anti-Defamation League, where they provide trainings to middle and high schools across Massachusetts about inclusion and peer leadership. They also serve as a Commissioner for Cambridge’s LGBTQ+ Commission and recently developed a curriculum guide for youth programs about identity and healthy relationships for the Cambridge Women's Commission. Kimm holds a BA in sociology/social change and psychology from Lesley University, and has received awards for their research and writing which centers on the experiences of bisexual people and women.

Minh Nguyen is a creative youth worker, trainer, educator, and consultant. Minh has 10 years of experience in after-school youth development programming, curriculum development, and facilitating trainings for mentoring and enrichment programs for youth, staff, and volunteers. She is currently the Mentor Coach at Strong Women, Strong Girls. Minh holds a BA from Oberlin College in psychology and a MS from Northeastern University in Nonprofit Management.

Kimm and Minh are co-founders of kyriQ, a consulting company focused on anti-oppression, inclusion, and cultural responsiveness trainings, as well as organizational development.