What did it feel like winning the scholarship?
Winning the scholarship was a meaningful experience. I recall meeting many people who identify as LGBT and their supporters at the awards ceremony. Everyone was very friendly and gave words of encouragement which meant a lot. Back then, I didn’t see a lot of people I could identify with who have had fulfilling careers and it was an eye-opener for me to meet some fantastic people who have overcome challenges in the workplace. I felt included in a community that understood what it was like to struggle with acceptance.Read more >