FRIDAY, 9/17: PRIDE 2021 – Join Duke LGBTQIA+ colleagues

DiversifyIT Celebrates Pride:Silhouette profiles with middle one in rainbow flag colorsJoin us Friday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. for the LGBTQIA+ Colleague panel.

DiversifyIT | Panel discussion with LGBTQIA+ Colleagues Friday, September 17, 2021, from 11am-12pm via Zoom

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Meeting ID: 963 7651 4413
Passcode: 004038

Join us for this important conversation with colleagues who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community to make our IT workplace more inclusive and supportive for our colleagues.

Panelists include:

Janghoon Yoon (he/him/his) works as Lab Research Analyst II at Duke Transplant Center. He has been immersed in LGBTQ+ communities and helped to create communities for underrepresented groups on and around Duke and in Durham. oSTEM at Duke was founded in 2016, and during his second year as an oSTEM officer, he also co-founded and became a staff advisor for Asian and Pacific Islander Queers (APIQ) at Duke.

Emily Noneman (she/her/hers) is a North Carolina native who has worked in IT since 2011. She currently works at Oracle Corporation in Durham. She has facilitated the Transgender Experience Discussion Group at the LGBTQ Center of Durham since 2019.

Elizabeth Edmiston is a senior software engineer at Lucidworks. Elizabeth came to Durham for graduate school at Duke and has lived in the general area ever since. Elizabeth has been part of the Durham LGBTQ+ community for over 30 years.

Cathy Rimer-Surles (she/they) has been a member of the Duke community as both an alumna and a staff member for many years, most recently as Assistant Director for Contracts and Intellectual Property at Duke University Press.  She has been an LGBTQ+ advocate her whole life and is an anti-racism activist in the Durham community as Co-Chair of Organizing Against Racism (OAR Durham).