Rachel and Emma have been invaluable sources of knowledge and support for us on our trans-inclusion journey at the firm. The workshops they have delivered were extremely

insightful and feedback from participants has been excellent. Rachel and Emma have a delivery style which immediately engages the audience and puts participants at ease.

Thank you for your support and guidance”.


Siri Nomme

Lead of Diversity & Inclusion, EMEA – Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Rachel has been a fantastic source of support and knowledge on all aspects of gender identity, providing invaluable advice on how to create a trans inclusive working environment.

We are committed to ensuring we have a workplace where all of our people feel able to be themselves and we have really benefitted from Rachel’s personal insight and wealth of

experience in helping us to achieve that.”

Kate Fergusson

Head of Responsible Business, Kate Fergusson

I went to Rachel Reese/Global Butterflies because we very much wanted guidance regarding making our workplace more trans-inclusive. The whole experience was positive from start

to finish. From the moment we first spoke to Rachel she was professional and very responsive. Importantly she focussed not on theory but real practical advice and key steps we could

take quickly to move ourselves forwards. Rachel delivered an engaging talk to key people demonstrating her expertise and for us providing us with a much better understanding of what

we need to do as an employer. The session was punchy, impactful and a catalyst for change. Global Butterflies are a real expert in the area of trans-inclusion.”

Claire England

Head of Diversity & Inclusivity, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

We loved working with Rachel on our gender identity workshop. As a trans individual she brings the kind of insight that no amount of technical expertise or legal excellence alone can

deliver and as a professional she offered complete flexibility in adapting her contribution to fit in with our overview of what we wanted the workshop to achieve. Most important of all, she

displays unfailing good humour and is reassuringly down to earth, giving people permission to ask questions and truly engage with the subject. The feedback we had from attendees

(internal and external) was excellent.”

Deborah Dagleish

Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Ashurst LLP

As part of the Trowers Includes Programme on diversity issues, we invited Rachel to speak on the subject of transgender issue or simply trans as we now refer to it following her

presentation. The aim of the series is to make the firm feel a more inclusive workplace, to increase tolerance and understanding and open our minds to how diversity and inclusivity are

assets in the workplace. Rachel’s presentation was very well attended and received and both informed, stimulated and educated our audience and the resultant feedback has been

excellent. Her delivery style is polished, professional, relaxed and humorous and we were delighted with the whole event.”

Paul Robinson

Director of Human Resources,, Trowers & Hamlins LLP

The information she shared, including her own personal experiences, really helped to illustrate the diverse journeys that trans people go through and how people and businesses can

be trans inclusive. We have received excellent feedback from our attendees, and many have commented on how they were put at ease by Rachel’s sense of humour, which helped

them to understand the content, and that they have increased respect for trans people and their journeys”.

Elizabeth Kerry

Diversity and Wellbeing Manager,, Hogan Lovells LLP

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