Out in Tech U is partnering with the Rutgers University USACS to present a panel about being authentically you as an LGBTQ+ professional in the tech industry. We will discuss the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ professionals beginning their careers in tech and tried-and-true strategies for successfully breaking through them.
Come engage our panel, meet your peers, and enjoy food + refreshments at our social after the panel!
Topic 1: Identifying Inclusive Workplaces
Topic 2: Better Networking
Topic 3: Resources Outside the Classroom
Note: Out in Tech’s Code of Conduct applies to all our spaces, online and IRL.
Proud to partner with:
Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities
IRL: 17 Bartlett St, New Brunswick NJ 08901
Founded in 1992, The Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities (SJE) is one of 4 cultural centers at Rutgers – New Brunswick. Our mission is to promote a supportive environment for students of all backgrounds, with a focus on gender and sexuality, while offering social and educational opportunities for leadership and identity development, as well as social justice advocacy.
Women in Information Technology and Informatics (WITI)
WITI provides networking, leadership and internship opportunities to young women and minority groups interested in the field of information technology. This group aims to aid women, LGBTQ+, and minority groups to reach their highest potential in the technology sector by empowering them in a professional manner.
Out in STEM (oSTEM)
Out in STEM (oSTEM) is the Rutgers chapter of a national organization dedicated to the support and professional development of LGBTQ+ students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. The organization runs professional development events such as resume workshops and professor panels, as well as community-building meetings.