Learn about the work of this teaching assistant and PhD student, and find out when he first realized it was important for him to be an ally to the LGBTQ+ people around him.
LGBTQ and Allies
Learn how this chemical engineer at Sandia National Laboratories serves as an ally to LGBTQ+ coworkers, and about the experiences that helped lead to her involvement as an ally.
Hear from LGBTQ+ voices in the chemical engineering community, and learn about their experiences as LGBTQ+ chemical engineers and allies on these podcasts.
Meet Reginald and hear about his work at the University of Missouri, about his coming out story, and his interests outside chemical engineering.
Celebrate Pride Month by checking out the new Celebrate Pride home page, by getting involved in programming for LGBTQ+ members and their allies, or taking part in our upcoming webinar on successful employee resource groups.
Learn how large industrial companies have found success in supporting LGBTQ+ communities through employee resource groups and learn what factors contribute to their success.
Want to support a more inclusive chemical engineering community? Here are five easy ways to make a difference.
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.
Hear about a day at work for this chemical engineer, how she supports LGBTQ+ people around her, and learn who really inspires her.
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.
Learn about this chemical engineer’s experiences being an ally to LGBTQ+ colleagues, and hear her advice to other allies.
Learn how this online community of LGBTQ+ STEM professionals has grown to include scientists from a broad range of disciplines.
Meet Alan Bahl who discusses his experience as an LGBTQ+ ChemE professional working in EHS for the MBCC Group, a chemical manufacturer.
Chemical engineers share their stories about coming out and working for LGBTQIA+ rights in the corporate world.
Celebrate Pride Month by hearing from some of the LGBTQ+ individuals and allies in our profession. Also, learn more about how you can get involved in AIChE’s initiatives for LGBTQ+ members and allies.
Learn about two online workshops to help you become a better LGBTQ+ ally in your workplace, and learn how you can get more involved as an ally at AIChE.
Learn about how the IDEAL Path concept aims to give an equal opportunity to all who wish to join the chemical engineering community.
AIChE has launched a website to serve as a hub for all efforts supporting our goal of reaching 100% parity in the chemical engineering profession by 2050.
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.
Meet Vitor Gazzaneo, a graduate research assistant working in the field of process systems engineering at the University of West Virginia.
In keeping with this year's theme of increasing the diversity of chemical engineering, we have many events planned to provide the tools needed to help make the profession increasingly diverse in a variety of ways.
Check out the schedule for LGBTQ+ & ally events at the 2020 Annual Meeting and 2020 Annual Student Conference.
Meet Mike, a PhD candidate at Boise State University in the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering.
Meet Elizabeth Haughton, a system engineer at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, and learn about her professional goals, personal pursuits, and coming-out experience.
Catch up on the most-read articles and most-discussed topics with this summary of top trends at AIChE for the past 2 months.
Meet Shelly, a faculty member at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and learn about her work and her experiences as an LGBTQIA+ chemical engineer.
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.
Safe Zone Ally Training workshops are interactive, research-informed sessions that seek to foster a more inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ individuals in STEM.
Join LGBTQ+ chemical engineers and their allies for social and networking events in Orlando as well as for workshops and panels to promote inclusion, awareness, and diversity.
Hear about Itzel's professional development as an LGBTQ+ chemical engineer in academia, and learn about her experiences being out in the workplace.
Air Products' gift is the first corporate donation to help the endowment advance LGBTQ+ inclusion in the chemical engineering profession.
Meet Kyle Trenshaw, an educational development specialist for natural sciences and engineering at the University of Rochester.
The LGBTQ+ & Allies workshop, panel, and reception at the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting provided an opportunity for chemical engineers to learn how to be an ally and why it is important.
Dow Chemical CEO Jim Fitterling will participate as a panelist in AIChE's 2018 LGBTQ+ & Allies Inclusion in Engineering Workshop & Panel Tuesday, October 30 at the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA. The panel will discuss how to best attract, engage and include LGBTQ+ engineers into your workplace, department or classroom. Learn more.
On Tuesday, October 30 at the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, the LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Engineering session will feature a presentation and a panel on how to best attract, engage and include LGBTQ+ engineers.
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
Chemical engineer Eric S. Reiner's gift will contribute to AIChE's efforts to support the career objectives of chemical engineers in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ+) community.
The latest installment of the series introduces us to an LGBTQ+ professor at the University of Minnesota.
See photos from AIChE's recent LGBTQ+ & Allies Reception: Hosted by AIChE Leadership, which took place at the 2017 Annual meeting.
Meet Brenda Seggerman, an environmental, health, and safety (EHS) engineer for Hydrite, a chemical manufacturing and distribution company.