Out to Innovate Summit 2017

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals presented “Out to Innovate Summit 2017”, a two-day career summit for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics on the weekend of March 4-5, 2017 in Danvers MA.

What happended at this event:

  • Keynote Speaker: Victoria Orphan (James Irvine Professor of Environmental Science and Geobiology, Caltech; 2016 MacArthur Fellow)
  • Keynote Speaker: Raynard Kington (President, Grinnell College)
  • Motivational addresses: Kei Koizumi (Assistant Director for Federal R&D at White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Obama Administration)
  • “Out and Accomplished” panel
  • Workshops on leadership, professional development, professional involvement, work/life balance, mentoring and more!
  • Career Expo with Sponsors, Recruiters
  • Research Poster Session
  • Networking, Mentoring, Recruiting
  • Gala Awards Banquet, honoring NOGLSTP Scholarship Recipients,NOGLSTP Recognition Awards

Event photos:

Program Book:

View the program book in full screen mode with option to download as PDF.

Out to Innovate Summit 2017 Exhibitors/Sponsors

Platinum: Battelle Memorial Institute

Gold:USC Viterbi School of Engineering Lockheed Martin

Silver: Miltenyi BiotecBMC

Bronze: Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySandia National LaboratoryUSAID Global Health FellowsGeorgia Tech Research InstitutePurdue EngineeringSpace Telescope Science InstituteHuntington Ingalls

Event Associates: Point FoundationNational Research Mentoring NetworkHigher Education Recruitment ConsortiumMotorola Solutions FoundationAmerican Chemical Society Diversity ProgramsNational Science Foundation supplement to the OXIDE Grant