As part of its continuing efforts in diversity and inclusion, ChEnected is publishing this series focused on LGBTQ chemical engineers. Other related efforts include LGBTQ+ & Allies Inclusion in Engineering programming, receptions, and safe-zone workshops. All aforementioned initiatives are supported by the AIChE Foundation's Doing a World of Good Campaign.
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As part of its continuing efforts in diversity and inclusion, AIChE is introducing a series focused on LGBTQ chemical engineers.
The latest installment of the series introduces us to an LGBTQ+ professor at the University of Minnesota.
A Texas A&M graduate and newly retired engineer, Gayle discusses working in various areas at DuPont, including engineering design, plant improvement, and manufacturing as well as her experiences as an LGBTQ professional.
As the staff liaison for AIChE's LGBTQ+ & Allies Initiative, I'm thrilled and proud to introduce long-term AIChE volunteer Stephanie Farrell as our first Featured Ally of our LGBTQ+ professiona
Meet Kyle Trenshaw, an educational development specialist for natural sciences and engineering at the University of Rochester.
Hear about Itzel's professional development as an LGBTQ+ chemical engineer in academia, and learn about her experiences being out in the workplace.
Meet Scott, a postdoc in a polymer and soft matter physics research group, and learn about his work and his experiences as a gay chemical engineer.
Meet Shelly, a faculty member at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and learn about her work and her experiences as an LGBTQIA+ chemical engineer.
Meet Brenda Seggerman, an environmental, health, and safety (EHS) engineer for Hydrite, a chemical manufacturing and distribution company.
Meet Elizabeth Haughton, a system engineer at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, and learn about her professional goals, personal pursuits, and coming-out experience.
Meet Mike, a PhD candidate at Boise State University in the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering.
Meet Vitor Gazzaneo, a graduate research assistant working in the field of process systems engineering at the University of West Virginia.
Meet ally Nemoy Rau and learn about the work he does in venture capital and about his pursuits as the cofounder of a medical device company.
Learn about this chemical engineer’s experiences being an ally to LGBTQ+ colleagues, and hear her advice to other allies.
Meet Gisella, an LBGTQ+ ally, and hear about her work as a lecturer at the University of Kentucky — Paducah extended campus, and how she makes all feel welcome in her classes.
Hear about a day at work for this chemical engineer, how she supports LGBTQ+ people around her, and learn who really inspires her.
Learn about a typical day at work, career decisions, and about the career challenges Charlie has faced as an LGBTQ+ chemical engineer.
Meet Cel Welch and learn about their experience as a Ph.D. candidate at Brown and head of Queer Engineer International.