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Safe Zone Ally Training Workshop - Level 1

Originally delivered May 4, 2021
  • 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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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

Dr. Jennifer (Jenn) Winikus

Dr. Winikus holds a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from Alfred University, and a MS and PhD in Computer Engineering from Michigan Technological University. She is Assistant Professor of Teaching at the University at Buffalo with research efforts in Engineering Education and Outreach. Her efforts for a diverse, inclusive and equitable community include being the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Diversity and K-12 Outreach Coordinator, overseeing the department youth outreach program, and contributing to efforts to infuse ethics into computer science courses. At the...Read more

This Live Event was conducted on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 2:00pm EDT. Registration for this event is now closed.
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