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Talking About Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Science:

Online Resources for Women & Minorities in STEM



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Professional organizations:

  • Entomologists of Color ( Provide POC paid memberships to various entomological societies, making participation, scientific communication and outreach more inclusive to POC.

  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society ( A national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.

  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities ( Association including over 500 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and U.S. School Districts.

  • National Society of Hispanic Physicists ( To promote the professional well-being and recognize the accomplishments of Hispanic physicists within the scientific community of the United States and within society at large. The Society seeks to develop and support efforts to increase opportunities for Hispanics in physics and to increase the number of practicing Hispanic physicists, particularly by encouraging Hispanic students to enter a career in physics.

  • Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics ( Non-profit professional association for LGBTQ+ people in the STEM community whose mission is to empower LGBTQ+ people in STEM to succeed personally, academically, and professionally by cultivating environments and communities that nurture innovation, leadership, and advocacy.

  • National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals ( To empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by providing education, advocacy, professional development, networking, and peer support.

  • National Alliance of Black School Educators ( Non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success for the nation’s children – particularly children of African descent. NABSE is dedicated to improving both the educational experiences and accomplishments of African American youth through the development and use of instructional and motivational methods that increase levels of inspiration, attendance and overall achievement.

  • National Association of Asian American Professionals ( To inspire, cultivate, and empower Asian and Pacific Islander leaders for professional excellence to make meaningful impact in our workplace and community.

  • Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers ( SASE is dedicated to the advancement of Asian heritage scientists and engineers in education and employment so that they can achieve their full career potential. In addition to professional development, SASE also encourages members to contribute to the enhancement of the communities in which they live.

  • National Society of Black Engineers ( NSBE’s mission is "to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community."

  • National Society of Black Physicists ( To promote the professional well-being of African American physicists and physics students within the international scientific community and within society at large.

  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers ( Empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support, and development.

  • Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists ( To promote, cultivate, and honor excellence in education and leadership among Latino engineers and scientists.

  • Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science ( SACNAS is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.

  • National Association for the Professional Development of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers ( To build an eminent cadre of successful diverse global leaders in STEM and advance their professional endeavors by adding value to their academic, development, leadership, and philanthropic endeavors throughout the life-cycle of their careers.

  • National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science ( A network of leading corporations, government laboratories, top universities, and top research institutions that enables qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering.

  • Great Minds in STEM ( A non-profit organization that focuses on STEM educational awareness programs for students from kindergarten to career. Great Minds in STEM™ provides resources for recognition and recruitment of Hispanics in STEM on a national level, connecting multi-areas of engineering and science arenas to the general population.


Relevant companies, news outlets, and publications:

  • Black Engineers ( Diversity media company whose mission is to promote significant achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics professional careers.

  • Diverse Issues in Higher Ed (

  • Equal Opportunity Publications ( Company helping job seekers from underrepresented groups find employment and aiding companies and government agencies eager to recruit from this diversified workforce.

  • Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology ( To promote significant achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics professional careers.

  • Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine ( A national monthly magazine that provides education news, innovations, networking, resources and the latest trends impacting students from kindergarten through graduate school all while maintaining a unique Hispanic perspective. Originally entitled The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, HO has provided a pipeline delivering nationwide news about multicultural accomplishments and challenges in classrooms for more than 28 years.

  • Journal of Blacks in Higher Ed ( Investigates the status and prospects for African Americans in higher education.




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Professional organizations:

  • Catalyst ( A global nonprofit working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs and leading companies to build workplaces that work for women.

  • Society of Women Engineers ( To empower women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion.

  • Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network ( WEPAN mobilizes research in gender, diversity and inclusion to expand recruitment and success of women in engineering. WEPAN promotes gender inclusion in the engineering higher education-to-workplace system through practical, targeted initiatives to accomplish sustainable, systems-level improvement.

  • American Association of University Women ( To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.

  • Association for Women in Computing ( AWC is dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in the computing professions.

  • Association for Women in Math ( The purpose of the Association for Women in Mathematics is to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.

  • Association for Women in Science ( Dedicated to driving excellence in STEM by achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors.

  • Black Career Women’s Network ( A national career development organization dedicated to fostering the professional growth and success of black women.

  • Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education ( The EDGE Program is designed to strengthen the ability of women and minority students to successfully complete graduate programs in the mathematical sciences.

  • MentorNet ( MentorNet’s mission is to foster a prevalent culture of mentoring in STEM that empowers individuals to persist and succeed in their fields. Their objectives are to provide ALL STEM students in the United States with access to effective mentorships in a vibrant community committed to student success; to develop a scalable mentoring platform that combines the technology of social networks with the social science of mentoring; and to deliver evidence-based programs that address the critical issues impacting STEM student success.

  • Association for Women Geoscientists ( An international organization devoted to enhancing the quality and level of participation of women in geosciences and to introduce girls and young women to geoscience careers.

  • Caucus for Women in Statistics ( To advance the careers of women statisticians through advocacy, providing resources and learning opportunities, increasing their professional participation and visibility, and promoting and assessing research that impacts women statisticians.

  • Graduate Women in Science ( To build a global community that inspires, supports, recognizes, and empowers women in science.

  • Latinas in STEM ( To inspire and empower Latinas to pursue, thrive and advance in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) fields.

  • IEEE Women in Engineering ( IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. WIE is a global network of IEEE members and volunteers dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests in a career in engineering and science.

  • Women of Color Research Network ( The WoCRN was created to provide women of color and supporters of their advancement in the biomedical sciences information about the NIH grants process, advice on career development, and a venue or forum for networking and sharing information.

  • Women Chemists Committee ( To attract, retain, develop, promote, and advocate for women to positively impact diversity, equity and inclusion in the Society and the profession.

  • Scientista Foundation ( A national organization that empowers pre-professional women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through content, communities, and conferences. Currently the largest network of campus women across STEM disciplines, Scientista serves to connect all communities of women in STEM at campuses across the nation, giving such important organizations more visibility and resources, and building a strong, cohesive network of women in science that can act as one voice.

  • 500WomenScientists ( To serve society by making science open, inclusive, and accessible and transform society by fighting racism, patriarchy, and oppressive societal norms.



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