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The Meaning of Pride at Barclays

Category: Pride Month, LGBTQ+, barclays, LGBTQ+ Equality, LGBTQ+ Community, Barclays careers, Working at Barclays, Pride 2022, LGBTQ+ awareness

LGBTQ+

To celebrate Pride Month 2022, we asked colleagues from around the world to share what Pride means to them. From belonging to acceptance, celebration to equality, here are the words our inspiring LGBT+ colleagues had to say. 

 

Sionice - Barclays

What does Pride mean to me… Belonging

“Pride for me is about belonging. It’s about being able to walk into any room and be unapologetically, unashamedly me.”

Sionice (she/her)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Lead, Barclays UK

 

 

 

 

 

Shaun - Barclays

What does Pride mean to me… Proud

“Pride for me is about feeling proud. It’s about being able to appreciate who I am, what I am and what I can achieve.”

Shaun (he/him)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Lead, Barclays UK

 

 

 

 

 

Dom - Barclays

What does Pride mean to me… Freedom

“Pride for me is about freedom. It’s about being able to express my own gender and having the confidence to just be me.”

Dom (he/him)

Head of Business Management, Customer, Barclays UK

 

 

 

 

 

Nick - Barclays

What does Pride mean to me… Authenticity

“Pride for me is about authenticity. It’s about being able to let my true self shine through in every kind of situation.”

Nick (he/him)

Vice President, Securitized Products, Barclays Corporate and Investment Bank, US

 

 

 

 

Esther - Barclays

 

What does Pride mean to me… Equality

“Pride for me is about equality. It’s about being able to respect an individual’s preferences along with everyone else’s.”

Esther (she/her)

Head of Securitized Products Strategy and Platforms Development, Barclays Corporate and Investment Bank, US

 

 

 

Riley - Barclays

 

What does Pride mean to me… Acceptance

“Pride for me is about acceptance. It’s about being able to be myself and have the strength to own my own identity.”

Riley (they/them)

Developer Analyst, Barclays Corporate and Investment Bank, US

 

 

 

 

Vidya - Barclays

 

What does Pride mean to me… Celebration

“Pride for me is about celebration. It’s about being able to embrace the colourfulness of human nature across the globe.”

Vidya (she/her)

Team Manager, Barclays Execution Services, India 

 

 

 

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