Affinity Group Honored Regionally for Workplace Pride Efforts

The Pitt Queer Professionals (PQP) faculty and staff affinity group recently won an award at Vibrant Pittsburgh’s Regional Economic Inclusion Summit. The Workplace Award, which honors employee resource groups who are committed to creating an inclusive workspace culture, was accepted at the summit awards luncheon, Sept. 17, 2018. Chancellor Patrick Gallagher was also recognized.

Vibrant Pittsburgh is an organization devoted to attracting, retaining and elevating a diversity of talent in the region.    

Pitt’s PQP affinity group, established in 2016, promotes the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty by supporting active recruitment and retention, engaging in dialogue with administrators surrounding issues the community faces, and in general, assessing the campus climate for inclusivity.

Learn more about the list of Pitt faculty and staff affinity groups linked by common interests, and find out how to get involved at