LGBTQ+ Podcasts

3/10   in the series AIChE Celebrates Pride Month

In celebration of Pride Month, and as part of AIChE's Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives, we're sharing these podcasts. Hear from five panelists who were part of the LGBTQ+ & Allies Young Professionals Panel at the 2020 Virtual AIChE Annual Meeting; and meet three AIChE members spearheading the LGBTQ+ & Allies initiative, a program designed to raise awareness, offer support, and create dialog for issues relevant to LGBTQ+ individuals in the chemical engineering profession.

Read more and listen to the episodes below.

Meet the people behind the LGBTQ+ & Allies Initiative program

In this podcast episode, Tony Butterfield, Stephanie Farrell, and Gayle Gibson discuss the immediate and long-term goals of AIChE’s LGBTQ+ initiative, how members can get involved, how new expectations to advance inclusion will change definitions of leadership, and how this initiative will impact their students and mentees as they consider their own career choices in engineering.

Listen to AIChE-Doing a World of Good No. 11 with Tony Butterfield, Stephanie Farrell, and Gayle Gibson using the audio player below or subscribe below.

Hear from the LGBTQ+ & Allies Young Professionals Panel

Five AIChE Young Professional members who participated in the panel at the 2020 Virtual AIChE Annual Meeting share their experiences as out LGBTQ+ individuals and allies working in industry and academia. They provide insights on the consequences of a lack of diversity in engineering and STEM, what allyship means, the value of mentorship, and the obligations of leaders. 

Listen to AIChE-Doing a World of Good No. 30 with the LGBTQ+ & Allies Young Professionals Panel using the audio player below or subscribe below.

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Join AIChE’s LGBTQ+ & Allies Online Community

This community is open to professional AIChE members who are LGBTQ+ and allies. Topics of discussion will include the ongoing development of LGBTQ+ initiatives within AIChE, plus issues concerning, and opportunities for, LGBTQ+ chemical engineering professionals.

The LGBTQ+ & Allies Community supports the IDEAL path. 

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Learn more about AIChE's Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives.