On Tuesday night, Woolworths team members Chelsea Mcphail Rosenberg and Kate McLaren were announced co-winners of the 2017 LGBTIQ, Young Professional Role Models of the Year award.
Hosted by Out for Australia, Chelsea and Kate were recognised for co-founding the ‘Proud at Woolworths’ initiative. Chelsea and Kate were praised for their commitment and passion to the project which resulted in Woolworths formalising a commitment to LGBTI diversity.
The Woolworths Group Corporate Responsibility Strategy 2020 also includes the commitment to achieve Gold Tier employer status in Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) inclusion.
Woolworths wishes to congratulate Chelsea and Kate for the well-deserved win and for their contribution as outstanding role models to the Woolworths team.