Even the most open-minded, well-intentioned people can fall victim to making snap judgments that aren’t aligned with their core values and beliefs. And those quick decisions, although not intended, could prevent others from getting a fair shake. That’s the main message behind the Check Your Blind Spots mobile tour.
On June 12, FUSE, PPL’s employee-led business resource group, brought together nearly 50 PPL employees, leaders and members of the community for a lunch and learn to highlight what it means to be transgender. The event featured speaker Madeline Marquardt, owner and president of Ephektiv, Inc., who spoke about her personal journey as a transgender woman.
The fifth annual Girls on Fire for Technology Career Conference aimed to inspire girls to explore the world of STEM and pursue careers they may not have thought possible.
Kristin Leayman shared her story during the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s LGBT Business Summit on March 6 at Moravian College in Bethlehem. PPL was one of many companies to sponsor the event, which was designed partly to instruct employers how to provide more inclusive workplaces for LGBT employees.
PPL board member Rod Adkins recently shared his inspirational message with employees, urging them to forge a better future for the next generation. He served as the special guest speaker at a luncheon held by PPL’s employee-led African American Business Resource group.. The event was held in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month.