2014: Career Development Workshop: Reaching OUT- LGBTQ and Allies in STEM: Mentoring and Resources

Saturday, 15 February 2014: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Presented at the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago

This workshop will be a roundtable discussion on navigating one’s personal life as an open lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) on campus and in the scientific or technical workplace. Perspectives on the current state of LGBT equality in the world will be shared. Resources for bringing one’s full self to study and work life will be offered such as: mentoring, improving campus and employment/professional workplace environment through “safe space” programming, utilizing employee resource groups, and positive tools for job searching.

Coordinator: Rochelle Diamond, California Institute of Technology
Presenters: Rochelle Diamond, California Institute of Technology; and Barbara Belmont, NOGLSTP