Safe Zone Ally Training Workshop - Level 2

Live Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 2:00pm-3:30pm EDT
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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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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.


Alon McCormick

Alon McCormick, PhD, has been a professor in the Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Dept. at the Univ. of Minnesota since 1989, where his research interests include the mechanisms and kinetics of various materials assembly and nano- and micro-structural processes. He is a member of AIChE, where he chairs the Chemical Engineering Technology Operating Council (CTOC) and is secretary of the Education and Accreditation Committee. He has also served as a Materials Engineering and Sciences Div. (MESD) officer and on the Executive Board of the Program Committee (EBPC). He has participated...Read more

Alisha Sarang-Sieminski

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