LGBTQAI+ in STEM Panel Discussion

Dr. Eddie Kohler, Microsoft Professor of Computer Science, Harvard SEAS

Ashley Cavanagh, PhD student, Applied Physics & GSAS LGBTQ-focused Diversity & Inclusion Fellow

Ada Nakama, Security Researcher at Akamai

Apr 7, 2021
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | Remote

Recent studies indicate that many students and academics in STEM fields who identify as LGBTQ+ do not feel comfortable or safe to be out in their work environments, and experience harassment at higher rates than other individuals. This event aims to raise the visibility of and celebrate LGBTQA+ people in STEM. In this panel discussion, we’ll hear from STEM professionals and academics about their academic and career path and their insight on challenging inequities for LGBTQAI+ people in these spaces.

Moderated by Veronica Dea Santana, Assistant Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging


SEAS Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging


Alexis J. Stokes