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Organisation: Glaad
Job title / role: Chief Operating Officer
Industry: Other

Darra Gordon is a nonprofit executive leader who defines transformative business strategies and develops innovative solutions to move organizations forward. Darra has worked in the nonprofit field for nearly 20 years. She is the Chief Operating Officer for GLAAD, the largest LGBTQ non-profit Media organization in the world. Darra oversees GLAAD’s day to day Operations and is now leading them through accelerated growth. She was previously at Hetrick-Martin Institute, the nation’s oldest and largest LGBTQ youth service organization helping them achieve national expansion.

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Queer Dating in NYC: “App-less Wonder”

The New York dating scene has long been a muse for movies, TV shows and novels: When Harry Met Sally, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and Girls to name a few. Sarah Jessica Parker made quite the living from a show where that was its entire premise – complemented by some Jimmy Choo’s, numerous Cosmopolitans and one sex-crazed best friend. But that’s the world of STRAIGHT dating… what’s QUEER dating like?!

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LGBT+ Breakfast

21/02/2019 08:00 - 21/02/2019 10:00 The Crimson Bar at The Soho Hotel, 4 Richmond Mews, Soho, London W1D 3DH

An integral part of the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association's (BVCA) mission is to increase participation and representation within our industry. Our aim is to create an open and inclusive forum for the promotion of LGBT+ issues in the industry, sharing experiences, best practice and providing networking opportunities with peers.