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Safe Zone Ally Training Workshop - Level 1

Originally delivered Mar 31, 2020
  • Type:
    Archived Webinar
  • Level:
  • Duration:
    1.5 hours

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Safe Zone Ally Training workshops are interactive, research-informed workshops that seek to foster a more inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ individuals in STEM, through building participant knowledge and skills and creating a visible network of allies. Faculty, students, administrators, staff, and other professionals are welcome to participate in these workshops. 

This Level 1 Safe Zone online workshop describes key LGBTQ+ terminology and concepts, explores LGBTQ+ identity development and the coming out process, and offers simple strategies for being an ally and building an inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ individuals.

ASEE Safe Zone Ally Training workshops are supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Grant Nos. EEC-1539140 and EEC-1748499. 

This webinar was presented in partnership with ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) and as part of AIChE's Diversity & Inclusion initiative, which includes an initiative for LGBTQ+ Engineers and their allies

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This webinar is now archived. Registration is limited and is handled by ASEE. Upon clicking the register button, you'll be prompted to create a free account or login to ASEE to access the archives.

Also, check out the Level 2 workshop.


Anthony Butterfield

Dr. Anthony Butterfield received his BS and PhD from the University of Utah and his MS degree from the University of California, San Diego, each in the field of chemical engineering. Dr. Butterfield has been a faculty member at the University of Utah for seven years, and currently serves as a board member of ASEE's Chemical Engineering Division.Read more

Bryce Hughes

Bryce Hughes, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Adult and Higher Education at Montana State University. In 2018, he published one of the first studies showing that LGBQ students are more likely to leave STEM fields than their heterosexual peers. Dr. Hughes holds a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from Gonzaga University, a Master of Arts in Student Development Administration from Seattle University, and a Ph.D. in Education from UCLA.

He has cowrote and/or facilitated Safe Zone type trainings at two institutions in addition to ASEE and helped spearhead establishment of...Read more

This Live Event was conducted on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 11:00am EDT. Registration for this event is now closed.
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