Out to Innovate Summit 2014: a joint event with oSTEM 4th National Conference

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals presented “Out to Innovate™ 2014”, a two-day career summit for LGBTQ+ students, faculty and professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This was a joint event with the oSTEM 4th National ConferenceNovember 8-9, 2014 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

What Happened at This Event:

  • pre-conference tours of Georgia Tech, Centers for Disease Control, World of Coke
  • Keynote Addresses by Tam O’Shaugnessy and Lynn Conway
  • Motivational Address by Kei Koizumi
  • “Out and Accomplished” panel, featuring Lynn Conway, Terry Demby,Jason Grenfell-Gardner, Donna Riley
  • 28 Workshops on leadership, professional development, professional involvement, work/life balance, mentoring and more!
  • Career Expo with 30+ Sponsors, Recruiters, Resume Writing
  • oSTEM Membership Meeting
  • NOGLSTP Membership Meeting
  • Poster Contest
  • Networking, Mentoring, Recruiting
  • Affinity Groups
  • Flash Presentations
  • Gala Awards Banquet, honoring NOGLSTP Scholarship Recipients, oSTEM Chapter Awards, National STEM Award, NOGLSTP Recognition Awards

Out to Innovate Summit 2014 Exhibitors/Sponsors

Founding Sponsors/Exhibitor++: supporting both NOGLSTP and OSTEM at the Founding Sponsor Level: GoDaddy

Founding Sponsors/Exhibitors: oSTEM: Danaher; oSTEM: Genentech; Supporting both NOGLSTP and oSTEM at the Event Sponsor Level: Raytheon and Lockheed Martin

Event Sponsors/Exhibitors: NOGLSTP: American Chemical Society Department of Diversity ProgramsBattelle Memorial InstituteThe Clorox CompanyCoca-ColaJohnson & JohnsonMerckSavannah River Nuclear SolutionsTE Connectivity; oSTEM: Alcoa; Central Intelligence AgencyGoogle, Rockwell Automation

Event Supporters/Exhibitor:Dow Chemical

Event Partners:AccentureArgonne National LaboratoryThe Aerospace CorporationCengage LearningGE AviationMIT Lincoln LabsNational Security Agency; oSTEM: Capital One; oSTEM: Goldman Sachs; oSTEM: Intelligence Community; oSTEM: Turner Construction

Event Associates:American Society for Cell BiologyCampus Pride; Higher Education Recruiting Consortium; DiverseScholar.orgGeorgia Tech Research Institute

Media Sponsor: ScienceCareers.org