Connecting and Creating Leaders within Madison's LGBT Professional Community

OPEN was formed to meet the needs of Madison’s LGBT professional community. We are a diverse, strong and vibrant community of out and allied professionals from across the capital region.

Our mission is to connect and create leaders by actively engaging in professional development, education, public service and social networking opportunities.

OPEN provides education and information resources regarding issues of gender and sexual diversity and other issues of professional concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) individuals who live in the Madison and Dane County, Wisconsin area.


OUR VISION AND MISSION

Our vision is a vibrant community where LGBTQ leaders are a significant catalyst for strengthening the economy of the capital region. Our mission is to connect and create LGBTQ leaders in the capital region. We do this through:

  • Professional development
  • Corporate and community outreach
  • Networking
  • Mentoring programs

OUR VALUES

The LGBTQ community has worked hard to be visible. Members of our community have sacrificed much in order to celebrate their true selves. We will honor these efforts by conducting our affairs with honesty and authenticity.

We believe in the potential of our community's contributions. We will honor our capacity by bringing forth positive and creative solutions.

We have many miles to go before we reach equality. We will honor this challenge by being passionate and purposeful, always forward moving.


Contact us

Mail us: PO Box 1646 Madison WI 53701

Email us: info@openmadison.org

Call us: (608) 561-3849

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OPEN provides education and information resources regarding issues of gender and sexual diversity and other issues of professional concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) individuals who live in the Madison and Dane County, Wisconsin area. 

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