“If you said to me three years ago when I came out, when I was nearly homeless and I couldn’t find a job except manual labour that I’d be up here I wouldn’t believe it.“
Michelle Sheppard said as she accepted the award, “We’ve started a business that helps anybody who’s in the LGBTI Community. We go to companies and see what they are you doing. This isn’t just for me, this is for the entire community and we are going to make a massive change.”
LGBTI Jobs received the ANZ Excellence in Business Award, a relatively new project, they pair LGBTI graduates and job seekers to companies that embrace inclusion initiatives.