Tech Events to Look Out for This Pride Month

By BrainStation June 13, 2019

Pride month has kicked off, and there is a plethora of events aimed at supporting the LGBTQI2S+ tech and entrepreneurial community.

Here are some of the events to check out in June in Toronto and New York.


Borrowell Pride Open House

Thursday, June 13
Join the Borrowell team for a fun night celebrating Pride. They will host an informative panel were professionals will share their experiences being out and proud in the workplace.

Move the Dial Stories Pride: Celebrating Toronto’s LGBTQ+ Tech Leaders

Monday, June 17
As part of Move The Dial’s regular story event, this month the event is featuring stories at the intersection of the LGBTQ+ community, allyship, and technology. “Be inspired by the journeys of amazing tech trailblazers while celebrating diversity and inclusion.”

TechProud & Venture Out Pride Event

Monday, June 17
Venture Out and TechProud are hosting their third annual Pride event. Leaders in the startup and venture capital community will share stories discussing the intersection of LGBTQI2S+ identities in Canada’s growing technology sector and the importance of mentorship and community.

How Startups can Support LGBTQ+ Employees

Wednesday, June 19
“Startups often talk about diversity and inclusion, but how do we get beyond buzzwords and create genuine impact?” Sensibill is hosting a panel with experts from the startup community to discuss how companies can better support their LGBTQ+ employees.

Pride Business Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, June 19
INspired is hosting a party exclusive to business professionals. The cocktail party promises a fun and popular event for entrepreneurs and professionals to network with one another with snacks and music.

Tech TO Collective: PrideWeek Social

Thursday, June 20
This social event encourages you to expand your network and celebrate your commitment to diversity and inclusion amongst various tech companies in Toronto in a LGBTQI2S+ safe space. Guests will include members of the Tech TO Collective happy to talk about their openings!


Out in Tech NY QTPOC Pride at HUGE

Wednesday, June 12
Join Out in Tech and HUGE for a special Pride event celebrating the amazing QTPOC community. This event is an intentional space for queer and trans people of color in the Out in Tech community.

Out in Tech U Pride Panel at Twitter

Tuesday, June 18
Companies are taking diversity and inclusion more seriously, so what does that mean for your career? Join this panel to discuss being out in the tech community.

Free Pride Networking Party

Wednesday, June 19
Out Professionals is hosting a rooftop patio networking celebration for LGBT+ for those just starting in their industry or seasoned professionals. Meet someone who can help you with your next career milestone!

LGBTQ Pride Panel: Utilizing Digital Comms to Raise Awareness, Engage Constituents, and Drive Action

Tuesday, June 25
Learn how leading LGBTQ+ organizations are utilizing digital communications to raise awareness, engage constituents, and drive deeper actions supporting the movement.


Know of more events? Let us know about an event you’re looking forward to this month!