Barriers for LGBTQ Scientists
Event Date:Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
- Dr. Erin A. Cech, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Event Host(s):The Office of Equity, Diversity, and InclusionSalutaris (the NIH SGM Employee Resource Group)
Join us for a virtual lecture with Dr. Erin A. Cech to discuss her work with colleague Dr. Tom J. Waidzunas on the study of over 25,000 US-based researchers finding that scientists who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) are more likely to experience harassment, career obstacles and attrition, and health issues such as work-related stress, depressive symptoms, and insomnia than their peers.
Erin A. Cech, Ph.D.
For more information, check out the following articles:
- Largest Study of Barriers for LGBTQ professionals in STEM
- Systemic inequalities for LGBTQ professionals in STEM
- "This deserves our attention." New data highlight LGBTQ scientists’ workplace challenges
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