Bright Network Proud to B

29 Sep 2021, 2 p.m.
Application deadline was 27th September 2021, 11:59pm

This September, we’re looking for 70 of our brightest LGBTQ+ and ally members with an authentic passion for inclusion and diversity to join us for Proud to B.

Taking place virtually, the aim of this event is to connect you with top graduate employers who are dedicated to creating truly inclusive working environments. During the panel and skills sessions, you will have the chance to hear from top industry leaders in addition to sharing your own ideas on how companies can continue to drive inclusivity within the workplace and beyond. 

Why attend

Feel inspired

Connect with the next generation of LGBTQ+ voices, hear discussions on important topics and ideas for change within the workplace and beyond.

Hear from leading graduate employers

Learn more about the firms who are already championing diversity and inclusion from multiple sectors and are working to positively impact the visibility and representation of the LGBTQ+ community in the workplace.

Gain practical advice

Hear from our partner employers on how you can succeed in a professional role and get your questions answered about starting your graduate career.

Who can attend

Bright Network members who are current university students graduating in 2022, 2023, 2024 or 2025

Identify as LGBTQ+ or as an ally to the community.

Have attended (or are attending) university in the UK

Additional skills gained from extracurricular activities/work experience will be viewed favourably

Employers joining us


29 Sep 2021

2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Bright Network Introduction & Keynote

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Skills sessions

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.


3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Panel session - Authenticity at Work

4:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Takeaways & Close of Event


What people say about this event

Bright Network has been a shining beacon during my search for a graduate role.

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Iain Sandison

Frequently asked questions

Please note all timings on the agenda for Proud to B correspond with British Summer Time and attendees will not need to have their camera or speaker on to participate in the sessions and are free to ask questions via the chat function on the virtual event platform.

If you have any questions about Bright Network Proud to B, we have gathered all the most frequently asked questions here. If you have any other questions please get in touch with our Events Team -