Tree Growing in Moss. Image by jggrz from Pixabay.

Want to learn more about Diversity in STEM? Take a look at the following:


Media & Social Media Resources

  • Cite Black Women
    • This bi-weekly podcast features reflections and conversations about the politics and praxis of acknowledging and centering Black women’s ideas and intellectual contributions inside and outside of the academy through citation. Episodes feature conversations with Black women inside and outside of the academy who are actively engaged in radical citation as praxis, quotes and reflections on Black women’s writing.
  • Vanguard STEM
    • Vanguard: Conversations with Women of Color in STEM, or #VanguardSTEM for short, is a live, monthly web-series featuring a rotating panel of women of color in STEM discussing a wide variety of topics including their research interests, wisdom, advice, tips, tricks and commentary on current events.
  • Mathematically Uncensored
  • #BlackInTheIvory
    • Twitter account that retweets and amplifies Black voices and experiences in Academia.
Jedidah Isler dreamt of becoming an astrophysicist since she was a young girl, but the odds were against her: At that time, only 18 black women in the United States had ever earned a PhD in a physics-related discipline. In this personal talk, she shares the story of how she became the first black woman to earn a PhD in astrophysics from Yale — and her deep belief in the value of diversity to science and other STEM fields. “Do not think for one minute that because you are who you are, you cannot be who you imagine yourself to be,” she says. “Hold fast to those dreams and let them carry you into a world you can’t even imagine.”


  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
    • The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), which includes members from over 200 tribal nations, seeks to increase the participation of American Indians and Native Alaskans in STEM fields through targeted programs for K-12 students, college students, and professionals.
  • Building a STEM Pipeline for Girls and Women—American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering
    • Housed at the University of Maryland, College Park’s School of Engineering, the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering, provides academic support services and outreach programs designed to recruit, retain, and graduate African American, Hispanic American, and Native American engineering students.
  • MAES: Latinos in Science and Engineering
    • The MAES pipeline makes a positive impact in the Latino community through its pre-college, college, and professional programs.
  • National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT)
    • The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT)is a national non-profit that brings together representatives from universities, industry, NGOs, and government agencies to work to increase the participation of women in the information technology field.
  • National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCCHE)
    • OBCChE is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to assisting black and other minority students and professionals in fully realizing their potential in academic, professional, and entrepreneurial pursuits in chemistry, chemical engineering, and allied fields.
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
    • With more than 500 chapters and nearly 16,000 active members in the U.S. and abroad, the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is one of the largest student-governed organizations based in the United States.

Photography Resources

  • IF/THEN® Collection
  • Stock Photos

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