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Carbon chief: Lord Browne | In-depth | The Engineer http://t.co/fdT7mAghsW — Joanne Longton (@IETJoanneLongt) July 22, 2014 read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on LGBTQ+ Network Jul 22, 2014 12:43 pm BST
Rainbow Technology
SAN FRANCISCO — If it weren’t for the one naked guy, the furries with their articulated ears and the small gaggle of leather-clad members of the Society of Janus, this city’s 44th annual Pride parade in June could have been easily be mistaken for a technology conference. Every big company in the city and Silicon Valley — Netflix, ... read more...
Posted by Lisa Miles on LGBTQ+ Network Jul 21, 2014 9:56 am BST
LGBT Survey 2014
Does your sexual orientation affect your progression in the workplace? Are your colleagues accepting of your sexuality? Is it irrelevant to your role or should you be out and proud in the office? We asked E&T ’s LGBT engineering community to share their experiences of working within the industry. “A lot of employers take the stance: ‘why should we ... read more...
Posted by Lisa Miles on LGBTQ+ Network Jul 16, 2014 4:07 pm BST
Lord Browne
When Lord Browne was 'pulled out' of the closet in 2007, the CEO of BP became the world's highest profile gay businessman. It was a revelation that was to cause him to fall on his sword and lose his job. Lord Browne's sumptuous offices in Mayfair's rather swish Burlington Gardens overlook the rear façade of the Royal ... read more...
Posted by Lisa Miles on LGBTQ+ Network Jul 3, 2014 9:55 am BST
E&T is launching a survey of gay and lesbian people working in engineering to gauge the level of acceptance or prejudice they experience at work. The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) survey takes only a few minutes to complete. More information can be found in the article on the E&T Website If you'd like to contribute to our ... read more...
Posted by Lisa Miles on LGBTQ+ Network May 21, 2014 3:37 pm BST
Where are the LGBT Engineers? We are hoping to organise an event in London during Spring /Summer to promote this IET group and get some discussion going. One possible theme is teaching and learning of engineering to LGBT undergraduates.  Liverpool University have expressed interest in pursuing some research in this area. If you've got any ... read more...
Posted by Joseph Helm on LGBTQ+ Network Jan 6, 2014 1:33 pm GMT

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