Director of Development and Training
Kim Forte (she/her/hers) is the Director of Corporate Development and Training for The Phluid Project. She is an award winning advocate, trainer and strategist for LGBTQIA rights and equality. In creating a first of its kind in-house diversity and inclusion unit focused on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE), Kim worked to secure better policies, laws and experiences for LGBTQIA individuals in NY that set national standards. She has trained thousands of legal and social justice practitioners to incorporate SOGIE affirmation in their client services. Having litigated discrimination cases, Kim is an expert on expectations under the law and utilizes this knowledge to shape affirming workplaces and businesses. She has been published in leadership journals and legal periodicals and is a powerful and dynamic public speaker.