larry wagner
Diversity Training

LWSN Consulting provides a one-hour program on LBGT Workplace Diversity.  This program is targeted at middle level managers.  This program covers the Basics of Diversity:

  • Why is Diversity Important?
  • Why do Biases Exist in the Workplace?
  • How are Biases Exhibited in the Workplace?

The course goes on to explore the specifics of LGBT Diversity:

  • What does a Prefect Score on the HRC Corporate Equality Index Mean?
  • What is Expected Beyond the HRC Index?
  • What is Not Expect?
  • Dos and Don'ts

 My LGBT Diversity Blog

New:  Larry Wagner is the immediate past chair of the American Chemical Society Gay and Transgender Chemists and Allies Subdivision in 2012.  He will be presenting on LGBT Diversity in Business at the ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia.

 Larry Wagner presented at the National Diversity Equity Workshop on the topic of LGBT diversity on Jan. 25, 2011.  The Workshop was supported by the Open Chemistry Collaborative in Diversity Equity (OXIDE) with the National Science Foundation as the primary sponsor.  The meeting brought together the top 50 Chemistry Departments in the country.  A similar paper was presented at the American Chemical Society national meeting in 2011 (Anamheim). See the blog above for more details.  

The Trainer

Larry Wagner is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Gay and Transgender Chemists and Allies Subdivision of American Chemical Society Division of Professional Relations.  See prof.sites.acs.org/lgbtandallies.htm for details of the organization. 

Larry Wagner was a long time LGBT representative to the Texas Instruments Diversity Network.  He played an active role in organizing and participation in many Diversity Fairs at TI.  He also presented LGBT Diversity Issues to several groups within Texas Instruments.  He also led the organizing team for the two Diversity Leadership Conferences (Half day events target at middle managers).

Larry was recognized as the first NOGLSTP GLBT Award honoree as a LGBT engineer, scientist, or educator who has made outstanding contributions in their field, and recognizes sustained contributions in design, production, management, education, or research.

Larry has been in many leadership roles:

  • President of ASM International
  • Founder and First President of the Electronic Device Failure Analysis Society
  • First Editor of EDFAN (Electronic Device Failure Analysis Newsletter, now a Magazine)
  • Two time chairperson of the Sematech Product Analysis Forum
  • Member of the Sematech Quality Council
  • Chair of the 1995 International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis

Rates for the class are $60 per attendee plus travel and room expense if required.  No travel charge applies in the Dallas area.  Room requirement is typical training room appropriate to class size with computer compatible projector and flip chart (back up computer is helpful in case of projector compatibility issue or other computer issue).  For a limited time, we have reduced the per attendee rate by 20% to $48 and will absorb travel expenses except airfare.  Room expenses still apply if needed.   Minimum of 10 attendees.  Maximum class size is 25 but separate classes can be run for bigger groups. 

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