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“Our firm is passionate about ensuring all our people feel comfortable to be themselves in the workplace”

DIVA, Europe’s leading magazine for lesbians and bisexual women, is delighted to announce that multinational professional services firm, PwC has joined the roster of sponsors for the forthcoming DIVA Literary Festival and Awards.

DIVA CEO and publisher Linda Riley said “I’m thrilled that PwC has joined the London Women’s Clinic as headline sponsors of the Festival. I’m particularly heartened that a company of PwC’s calibre is supporting women’s arts and culture, enabling us to produce what is sure to be a wonderful, groundbreaking event.”

Brian Ashmead-Siers, Partner Sponsor for PwC’s LGBT Network said:

“PwC is proud to be associated with the DIVA Literary Awards. We wish all participants and nominees every success.

“Our firm is passionate about ensuring all our people feel comfortable to be themselves in the workplace and sponsoring events like this help us to underpin our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Equally, this gives us a fantastic opportunity to work with the wider community to advocate LGBT+ issues and provide our support.”                              .

The DIVA Literary Festival and Awards takes place on the weekend of 3 – 5 November at the Hilton Metropole, Birmingham NEC. A packed programme of panel discussions, workshops and readings, as well as a Friday evening awards ceremony and the much-anticipated Saturday NightSalon, features literary luminaries such as Val McDermid, Stella Duffy and Kiki Archer among the 50 or so participants.

Details of the event programme and booking information can be found at:

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