Our mission is to support, connect, and elevate the LGBTQIA+ community and our allies within the global security field.

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Who We Are


Global Security Pride is an independent collective of professionals operating within and around the global security industry.


Executive Sponsors

Nick Lovrien

Nick Lovrien
Meta

Arian Avila

Arian Avila
Capital One


Leadership Team

David Fortino

David Fortino

Scott Jones

Scott Jones

MaraLee Landrum

MaraLee Landrum

Michelle Rowe

Michelle Rowe

Luke Schleusener

Lucas F. Schleusener

Jack Suwanlert

Jack Suwanlert

James Weston

James Weston

Todd Woodard

Todd Woodard

Nick Young

Nick Young


GET INVOLVED


Donate

Support our programming by making a contribution via the International Security Foundation (ISF). Use coupon code “Pride” at checkout to designate the funds be held for Global Security Pride.For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Siobhan Clune, ISF Director of Development via siobhanclune@securityfdn.org.


Volunteer

We invite you to join us in our efforts to support, connect, and elevate the #LGBTQIA+ community and our allies within the security field. We’re just getting started, and together, we can drive meaningful impact! Get involved by filling out our Volunteer Interest Form.



FAQ


Why was Global Security Pride formed?

To create a safe and welcoming space for LGBTQIA+ people and allies to support one another.


What is your mission?

Our mission is to support, connect, and elevate the LGBTQIA+ community and our allies within the global security field.


What are the group's objectives?

  • Promote fellowship between its membership

  • Increase visibility and recognition of LGBTQIA+ members and allies

  • Foster networking opportunities

  • Advance DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) education, training and support for non-members


How long has this group been around?

Global Security Pride was created in 2022.


How can I (or my company) contribute to Global Security Pride?

You can make a donation to the International Security Foundation and designate the funds be held for Global Security Pride. Use coupon code “Pride” at checkout.For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Siobhan Clune, ISF Director of Development.For volunteer opportunities, please indicate your interest via our Volunteer Interest Form.


When is the next event?

Save the Date! Monday, November 13, 2023, Evening Reception, Washington, D.C.Mark your calendars for our second annual reception during OSAC week. We can’t wait to share more details, but in the meantime, please save the date and spread the word. We hope to see you there!


Do you have a social media presence?

Follow our LinkedIn page for updates.


Do I have to be “out” LGBTQ+ to join the group?

Anyone ascribing to the group's mission is welcome to participate.


I am not “out” at the workplace. Can my participation in your events be discreet?

Of course.


FAQ


UPCOMING EVENTS

Save the date! November 13, 2023

Mark your calendars for Monday, November 13, 2023, our second annual reception during OSAC week. We can’t wait to share more details, but in the meantime, please save the date and spread the word. We hope to see you there!


PAST EVENTS


Global Security Pride Town Hall

High Securi-tea

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