An interview with Javier Armentia

Name: Javier Armentiajavierarmentia_1300270342_57 - Javier Armentia

Current Job: Director of the Planetarium of Pamplona

Scientific Discipline/Field: Astrophysics, Science communication

Country: Spain

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

Website: http://www.ciencialgtbiq.es/

Twitter or other social media handle: @javierarmentia / @cienciaLGTBIQ

What does your job involve?

Science communication, education, outreach

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

Physics degree

Do you feel being LGBT has affected your career decisions?

Yes

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

Yes

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

Yes: STEM

What are your plans for the future?

Working for queering up STEM in Spain

Anything else you’d like to add?

Willing to help if you need it!

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