About the Network
AdvaMed PRIDE Leadership Network is an inclusion and diversity initiative with a mission focused on developing a more diverse future for the medical technology and diagnostics industries. Together, we will engage and elevate a community of LGBTQ executives, employees and allies to create a more diverse and welcoming professional environment.
AdvaMed PRIDE is part of the broader AdvaMed Advance initiative – an industry convener aimed at unlocking the power and potential of all talent and driving innovation in medical technology through achievement of the best inclusion and diversity practices.
Medtech LGBTQ executives, employees and allies are all welcome to join!
Strategic Pillars of the Network
We seek to build and foster an open, welcoming community for LGBTQ employees and allies.
We seek to enhance the visibility of LGBTQ employees and allies in the global medtech industry.
We seek to provide resources and tools that support medtech companies’ efforts to build a pipeline for LGBTQ employees.
We seek to elevate more LGBTQ leaders into executive positions in the global medtech industry.
Meet Our Steering Committee
Stay tuned for more information on the 2023 AdvaMed PRIDE Leadership Network networking opportunities!
- Harvard Business School. Research: It Pays To Be Yourself (2020)
- Harvard Business Review. How Sharing Our Stories Builds Inclusion (2021)
- Gaingels – Meet 100 incredible and inspiring LGBTQIA+ entrepreneurs from all over the globe
- Out Leadership – Helping Out Leaders and companies connect with talent and transform organizations
Previous PRIDE Leadership Network Events
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST
You’ve Started an ERG, Now What?
In celebration of Pride Month, AdvaMed’s Pride Leadership network brought together experienced Employee Resource Group (ERG) leaders and participants to share firsthand accounts of experiencing the lifepath of an ERG.