Izzi Lerwill, transgender and non-binary chartered accountant at Grant Thornton UK, shares their story for LGBT+ history month.
Your diversity stories
Here we feature interviews and profiles of diverse voices and those working within the D&I field in the accountancy profession.
Together is ICAEW’s inclusive community focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) issues. Our mission is to create an open, progressive and informed working environment to support ICAEW's employees and stakeholders. Check out our profiles below.
23 October 2020: The Reynolds are something of an accountancy dynasty stretching back to the 1950s. They talk about their stellar careers in England and Jamaica, and the prejudices they encountered and overcame.
14 July: To mark International Non-Binary People's Day, Nicky Burr and Nicola Robson from EY share their experiences of being trans and non-binary, and why raising awareness of these issues in businesses is important.
22 June 2020: this Windrush Day, ICAEW’s Communities Manager, Marcia Dyce, shares the story of her grandmother’s journey to the UK from Jamaica in 1952, and the life she built for herself in Britain.
The heart of our centenary campaign brought to light the stories of our members in chartered accountancy, so we could fully grasp the progress we’ve made and understand what more there is to do to achieve gender equality in the profession.