Episode 134: How To Celebrate Our Differences In STEM (PRIDE MONTH SPECIAL)


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Caitlin Hirschler is a materials engineer from Georgia Tech, currently working in world's largest wire and cable manufacturer Prysmian Group and is a LGBTQ community advocate inside and outside of STEM.

The PRIDE month means more than rainbow washing for Caitlin and they shares all about how we can all become more inclusive and accommodating of the LGBTQ community.

Caitlin bravely opens up about their challenges while coming out in college, how they managed to build a successful STEM career while dealing with disabilities and how they thinks STEM can do a better job of celebrating and inculcating the values of PRIDE in their organizations.

Listen now to this amazing conversation!

Caitlin uses She/They pronouns interchangeably.

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