Out & Equal Workplace Advocates held its 16th annual workplace summit at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco. More than 3,000 participants chose among 78 workshops, 12 roundtables and six case study discussions and enjoyed the Outie awards, which honor individuals and companies for outstanding efforts in advancing workplace equality (See list of honorees on p. 26).

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Olympia Dukakis

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Bank of America Team


Vijay Anand, vice president, India Development Center, along with the Intuit team, celebrate the 2014 Outie Champion Award.

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Team Morgan Stanley, from left: Henner Espinoza, Bruce Stuart, Shannon Guid, Amit Grover and Angelina Funtanilla


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From left: Wells Fargo – Kevin Custer, Michael Roman, Phil Efird and Charlie Fellmann

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From left: Deloitte – Andy Huang, Dona Johnson, Edward Galloway and Brielle Darynn

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From left: Tom Wynveen, vice president, global HR strategy, The Clorox Co.; Jolen Anderson, senior vice president, chief diversity officer, Visa; Phil Myers, senior vice president, public policy and communications, PepsiCo Europe; and Jon Munoz, senior director, global diversity and inclusion, Hilton Worldwide

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From left: DuPont – Brian German, Tammie Lynn, and Mike Kunzler

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From left: Pfizer – Anthony Palkovic, Mellisa Vraniskoski, Laura Morrison, Zak Karim and Tim Foley

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From left: IBM’s Roland White, Vickie Beaham, Leo Brajkovich, Kirsti Racine, Moti Nisenson, Silvy Vluggen and Heather Howell