Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce: Partners with Herzing University-Brookfield on scholarship for LGBT health care professionals

Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce: Partners with Herzing University-Brookfield on scholarship for LGBT health care professionals

The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Herzing University-Brookfield today announced a scholarship for LGBT individuals working in the healthcare industry. The Pride in Healthcare scholarship opens up new possibilities for members of the Greater Milwaukee LGBT community to pursue careers in healthcare and further raise awareness among all healthcare professionals of the need for increased cultural understanding when caring for and supporting coworkers of the LGBT population.

The fifty-percent scholarships provide half-off tuition, up to $15,000, through Herzing University’s Brookfield campus for LGBT employees of three Chamber members in southeastern Wisconsin – Aurora Health Care, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin health network.

“This scholarship will allow employees at three of our Chamber members the opportunity to get the skills they need to advance their career to the next level and help build the next generation of LGBTQ leaders in the health care industry,” said Jason Rae, President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce.

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