2006: LGBT-Targeted Science and Technology Mentoring Programs: Employee Resource Group Participation

LGBT-Targeted Science and Technology Mentoring Programs: Employee Resource Group Participation

organized by Rochelle Diamond, NOGLSTP
presented at the 2006 Out and Equal Workplace Summit in Chicago

Workshp Focus:

  • Discuss the unique needs of LGBT scientists, engineers, and technical professionals transitioning from academia to the workplace
  • Identify common resources in academic / corporate / and professional associations that can assist in this transition
  • Discuss the on-line mentoring portal for LGBT science and high-technology proteges administered by MentorNet in partnership with NOGLSTP
  • Identify strategies that ERGs bay use to link their members with LGBT students and early-career professionals

Panelists:

  • Rochelle Diamond, Moderator; NOGLSTP, Pasadena CA
  • Stephanie Fox; MentorNet, San Jose CA
  • F.Chase Hawkins; Raytheon, Tewksbury MA
  • Michael O’Neal; Intel Corporation, Folsom CA