Within every culture and ethnicity resides lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, gender-fluid, transgender, asexual, pansexual and more members. Engaging in differences and providing diverse viewpoints of varied life experiences enriches cultural competency, mutual understanding, and respect between and among identifiable groups. Recognizing, understanding and respecting the intersectionality of people in general is imperative to creating a more diverse and inclusive campus atmosphere and experience and brings a more productive effort in professional STEM environments. This workshop explores the regulatory and social climate and factors that affect the persistence and career success of LGBTQ+ people in STEM.
Sunday, February 17, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Marriott Wardman Park – Lincoln 4
- Rochelle Diamond, National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP), Pasadena, CA
- Barbara Belmont, National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP), Pasadena, CA