Our LGBTQ Executive Leaders Forum is designed to provide a space for LGBTQ leaders to network with their peers and to share their experiences to become even stronger leaders and advocates for the LGBTQ population in business.

  • Course Length

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  • Typical Class Size

    For executives with 10+ years experience
  • Course Investment*


In this four-day program, LGBTQ executives with significant managerial responsibility gain a deeper awareness and understanding of how organizations and communities interact with the LGBTQ population and explore the unique challenges and opportunities that come with being an LGBTQ leader.

Course Takeaways

  • Unique Insights

    Review research on the current state of the LGBTQ business population uncovered in a first-of-its-kind study.
  • New Methodology

    Discover the power of design thinking for better defining challenges and innovating solutions for business issues facing the LGBTQ population.
  • A Powerful Network

    Grow your professional community with LGBTQ executives from all over the nation and the world, representing a wide variety of industries.


Learn to use improv techniques to develop storytelling capabilities to engage stakeholders in accepting new perspectives. Expand your knowledge of the legal protections and exposures for LGBTQ professionals, and learn strategies for hiring, retaining, and promoting top LGBTQ talent.


Build your professional network and develop skills to become a more effective leader of change at our LGBTQ Executive Leaders Forum.


Giacomo Negro

Inspiring Strong Leaders

Giacomo Negro, professor of organization & management and Goizueta Term Chair, drives his innovative research with inquisitiveness. Negro’s research is situated in the area of sociology of markets and organizations. He develops an understanding of the sociological and economic contexts and seeks more general connections that may be common across a wider variety of settings, whether it’s wine producers, payday lenders, or actors and actresses in the film industry.

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Special Pricing

*Emory Executive Education offers special pricing for select constituents:
Goizueta Business School Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Emory University Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Government and Non-Profit
Custom Clients
Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

We also offer flexible payment options through Emory Alliance Credit Union:
Emory Alliance Credit Union has created an unsecured line of credit for Emory Executive Education participants to assist with the cost of courses:
o Minimum amount: $1,000; Maximum amount: $15,000
o 12 months interest only—the balance on the 13th month will be amortized over 36 months
o Interest rate is Prime + 4%*
o A monthly billing notice will be mailed to you.
o Credit Union membership is required. Visit and click to get started.
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