The GSBA Business & Humanitarian Awards honor businesses and business leaders who are successful, exemplify the highest standards of their profession, promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace, demonstrate leadership, and invest time and resources into their community.
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Egan Orion, Chef Tamara Murphy, Linda Di Lello Morton, Marina Grey, Damian Ronda, Sharon Alexander, Alexa Halling, Alex Alatorre, Laurie Goff, Charmaine Slye
Feed the People, That Brown Girl Cooks & Communion, Guerilla Pizza Kitchen, Hood Famous Bakeshop, and Sugar Hill
Established in 1981, GSBA is Washington State's LGBTQ+ and allied chamber of commerce and is the largest of its kind in North America. The chamber represents over 1,300 small business, corporate, and nonprofit members who share the values of promoting diversity, equity, equality, and inclusion in the workplace. GSBA proudly serves as a connector across the region, bringing communities together through business while advocating for civil rights and small business. GSBA also promotes LGBTQ+ tourism through Travel Out Seattle, advocates for small businesses in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood through the Capitol Hill Business Alliance (CHBA), and invests in the next generation of LGBTQ+ and allied leaders through the GSBA Scholarship & Education Fund.