29. 7. –4. 8. 2024

Oulu, Finland

Seminar: LGBTQIA+ belonging at work, hosted by Oura

Huom. Tämä tapahtuma järjestettiin vuonna 2022!

Tiistai 2.8.2022 klo 13.00–15.00
BusinessAsema, cafeteria
Hallituskatu 36, 90100 Oulu
Tapahtuma on esteetön, lisätietoa kuvauksen lopussa.
The event is accessible, more information on the description.

Seminar: LGBTQIA+ belonging at work, hosted by Oura

BusinessAsema, cafeteria

Hallituskatu 36, 90100 Oulu

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Seminaari yhdenvertaisemmasta työelämästä. Tule kuuntelemaan miten kansainväliset IT-yritykset Amazon Web Services ja IBM sekä kotoinen Kela huomioivat sateenkaari-ihmisten tarpeet. Tilaisuus on englanniksi mutta kysymykset osallistujille voi tehdä myös suomeksi.

Welcome to celebrate and discuss about LGBTQ+ professionals in the workplace. Hear from guests about their experiences with inclusive corporate policies and diversity programs. The event is for LGBTQ+ folks and allies.

The event is held in English but questions in Finnish are warmly welcome! No registration is required, you can join in person or online.

Live Stream: (link changed)

Our guest speakers are from IBM, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Kela, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland. Come and learn how their organisations support LGBTQIA+ identifying people.

Eelia Aino Mastosalo (she/her) is a Northern Europe mainframe IBM Z and LinuxONE technical specialist and Red hat Openshift guru at IBM. Her technical skills vary from mainframes and Power systems to networking and storage systems. She is also a member of Finland’s IBM Diversity & Inclusion team. Aino is a volunteer worker at Seta’s Gender Diversity and Intersex Centre of Expertise, working as a peer support worker, organising and hosting different peer support groups for gender minorities.

Ursula Koski (she/her) is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Senior Partner Solutions Architect and the Glamazon at Amazon & AWS Lead in the Nordics. Ursula works as an architect, and she is known for her expertise in Enterprise Architectures. Her industry specialities are banking and healthcare. In parallel with her day job, she is active in human rights campaigning, especially in the area of LGTBQ+. Ursula identifies as a Queer woman. Ursula is currently working on a project to train underrepresented groups in technology.

Aino Raymond (she/her) from Kela, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland, is an active ally in Kela Rainbow Alliance. She will speak to us about the impact and practicalities of the group that provides support for LGBTQIA+ employees of Kela.

The event is hosted by Oura representatives Laura Ojala (they/them) and Julia Kosonen (she/her). After the program, there will be time to ask questions and chat with the guests. The live stream will also field questions for the guests.

Accessibility information:
BusinessAsema has been renovated with accessibility in mind. There is a ramp to access the main door. There are no steps but there are approximately 4-5 cm thresholds to enter the building. There are automatic doors. There is a bathroom that accommodates wheelchairs and walkers.

The event area has an induction loop and here is a map of the hearing experience (there are two steps to access the area with the best hearing experience and a movable ramp is available). For more detailed accessibility information and assistance accommodating your needs; please contact event host Laura Ojala: laura.ojala@oulupride.fi

Eelia Aino Mastosalo, IBM
Eelia Aino Mastosalo,
Ursula Koski, AWS
Ursula Koski,
Aino Raymond, Kela
Aino Raymond,

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