DIP | Out and Proud at Work: A Unique Perspective - Part 1

Roo Career Radio

30-06-2021 โ€ข 33 min

In this two-part episode, we talked with Una Knowling, Section Leader for Reliability, Fuels, and Efficiency at Black & Veatch Corporation, Licensed Professional Engineer, Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UMKC. Una is also an intersex and transgender person who as walked the walk as a woman for a decade. Part 1 consists of conversations around what it means to be intersex, Una's experiences coming out at work, what it looks like to be transgender in the STEM field, how to travel safely internationally as an LGBTQIA+ person and professional. ๐—–๐—ข๐—ก๐—ง๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง ๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ก๐—š: ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜…๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€, ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜…๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ, ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ, ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ-๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜… ๐˜€๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฟ. ๐—œ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐Ÿญ: - ๐—œ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜… ๐˜€๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐Ÿฐ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฌ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฐ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐Ÿฐ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฐ - ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐Ÿณ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿด๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฐ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐Ÿด๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐Ÿฑ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฐ - ๐—˜๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜…๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜…๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฏ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฐ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฑ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฐ