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Safe Zone Ally Training Workshop - Level 2

Originally delivered Apr 2, 2020
  • Type:
    Archived Webinar
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  • 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 2 Safe Zone online workshop describes the concepts and implications of privilege and bias, discusses the climate for LGBTQ+ individuals in STEM and ways that allies can support LGBTQ+ students and colleagues, and explores techniques for creating inclusive classroom environments.

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

This webinar is 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 1 Workshop


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This Live Event was conducted on Thursday, April 2, 2020, 12:00pm EDT. Registration for this event is now closed.
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