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An interview with Amita K

Name: Amita K

Current Job: IT Intern

Scientific Discipline/Field: Computer Science

Country: USA

Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): B T

Website: Available on request.

What does your job involve?

Development of VR applications and other demos using emerging technologies.

How did you get to this job (education etc.)?

B.S. from Georgia Tech

Do you feel being LGBT has affected your career decisions?

Affects decision to further interest in company based on environment but also need for job to pay for medications / treatment.

Have you had any reactions from colleagues about being LGBT, either good or bad?

Positive reaction from old research job at Georgia Tech, in closet at current company due to environment.

Did you have any role models growing up (LGBT, STEM, totally unrelated…)?

Not really, some role models now in the Trans Twitter community

What are your plans for the future?

Work at game development company

Anything else you’d like to add?

Last name omitted due to wish to not have issue with work but open to contact.

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