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  • LGBTQ+ flag

    Exploring the workplace for LGBT+ physical scientists

    • Aug 11, 2023

    A report published by the Institute of Physics, Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Society of Chemistry

  • DEI tools

    4 ways DEI tools can drive change across the workplace

    • Aug 4, 2023
    • Linda Rosencrance

    If your company’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts have stalled, turning to specialty DEI tools may help.

  • STEM

    Diversity and STEM: Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities 2023 report

    • Jul 28, 2023

    Statistical information about the representation of these three groups in STEM employment and science and engineering education. A formal report is issued every 2 years.

  • Ecologists

    Cultivating inclusive instructional and research environments in ecology and evolutionary science

    • Jul 21, 2023
    • Nathan C. Emery, Ellen K. Bledsoe, Andrew O. Hasley, Carrie Diaz Eaton

    This article is meant to contribute to the ongoing conversation and propose some guidance to ecologists and evolutionary scientists by describing and providing research-based practices to implement in everyday teaching and research settings

  • Medical Scientists

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion in research: Implications for nurse scientists

    • Jul 14, 2023
    • Mercy Ngosa Mumba, Mudasir Andrabi

    This article reviews why we should review DEI in research and provides 3 strategies Nurse Scientists can use to increase DEI in healthcare research.

  • Women in STEM

    Study shows need for more female STEM leadership

    • Jul 6, 2023
    • Leigh Beeson

    Despite efforts to diversify the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, new research from the University of Georgia suggests that women remain underrepresented in STEM fields in federal jobs.

  • Diversity and inclusion at work

    3 Small But Impactful Changes To Boost Inclusion

    • Jun 30, 2023
    • Wendy Fong

    Wendy Fong suggests small, impactful changes that can make a difference towards a truly inclusive environment where individuals feel a sense of belonging.

  • Juneteenth

    U.S. Q&A: Black scientist Antentor Hinton Jr. talks role of Juneteenth in STEM, need for diversity in field

    • Jun 19, 2023
    • Cara Tabachnick

    Antentor Hinton Jr. discusses struggles faced by Black scientists, including lack of recognition for awards and disparities in funding rates, and the history of racism in science and research.

  • LGBTQ+ inclusivity in STEM

    Redefining STEM

    • Jun 17, 2023
    • Arti Dumbrepatil

    Alfredo Carpineti talked to ASBMB Today about questions and problems faced by the queer community in STEM.

  • Towards diverse representation and inclusion in soil science in the United States

    • Jun 10, 2023
    • Tiffany L. Carter, Lydia L. Jennings, Yamina Pressler, Adrian C. Gallo, Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Erika Marín-Spiotta, Christopher Shepard, Teamrat Ghezzehei, Karen L. Vaughan

    The authors identify and discuss mechanisms that preclude marginalized voices in soil science, from both a historical and contemporary perspective.

  • Exclusionary Behaviors Reinforce Historical Biases and Contribute to Loss of Talent in the Earth Sciences

    • Jun 2, 2023
    • Erika Marin-Spiotta, Emily J. Diaz-Vallejo, Rebecca T. Barnes, Allison Mattheis, Blair Schneider, Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Meredith G. Hastings, Billy M. Williams, Vicki Magley

    Understanding how a broad range of historically excluded groups navigate working and learning environments is critical to influence disciplinary-wide efforts for change.

  • Engineering team

    How professional engineers can contribute to attraction and retention of minority groups into the engineering profession through equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization efforts

    • May 19, 2023
    • Jessica Vandenberghe

    So how can professional engineers contribute as individuals, leaders, and within their organizations to improve the diversity amongst the engineering workforce? It is important to acknowledge that this is both an internal personal development journey, as well as an external journey as a professional.

  • Workplace support and learning

    Workplace learning and development of people with limited work capacity

    • May 12, 2023
    • Gemma M. C. van Ruitenbeek, Fred R. H. Zijlstra, Ute R. Hülsheger

    We need to explore how people with LWC can be employed in regular work, and because we want to strive for sustainable employment for this target group, we also need to have an eye on their opportunities for workplace learning and development.

  • Black woman in academia

    A seat at the table is not enough: a perspective on Black women representation in academia

    • May 5, 2023
    • Ane Ogbe

    Although it has been reported extensively that academia has a racism and sexism problem, the intersection of race and gender in academia is one that is not often highlighted and thus unacknowledged. The reality is that racism and sexism have a double-dose effect for Black women in academia.

  • LGBTQ+ inclusivity in fieldwork

    Inclusive LGBTQ+ fieldwork: Advancing spaces of belonging and safety

    • Apr 25, 2023
    • Martin Zebracki, Aydan Greatrick

    Increasing everyday levels of LGBTQ+ phobia and other forms of identity-based prejudice reveal the need for systematic attention across the versatile geographic discipline to the belonging and safety of LGBTQ+ field researchers.

  • Diversity makes a difference

    Why Difference Makes a Difference: Diversity, Inequality, and Institutionalization

    • Apr 21, 2023
    • Nancy DiTomaso

    The purpose of this paper is to explain why differences make such a difference by drawing on an historical, institutional, and structural account of intergroup relations and to show the relevance in the present of what has in the past shaped the differences that we take for granted as essential, enduring, and consequential.

  • Diversity in the Workplace

    Assessing barriers to the career ladder and professional development for ethnic minority genetic counselors in the United States

    • Mar 30, 2023
    • Aaron Baldwin, Taylor Berninger, Barbara Harrison, Erica Ramos, Molly A. McGinniss

    According to US Census data, by 2044, more than half of individuals living in the United States are expected to be from a racial or ethnic minority group; however, this level of diversity is not reflected in the genetic counseling workforce.

  • Women in science

    Profiles in persistence: A latent profile analysis of multilevel coping strategies enacted among women in the sciences

    • Mar 23, 2023
    • Mateo Cruz, Noémi Nagy

    This study examines the different ways women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) occupations cope with systemic stereotype threat.

  • Career Calculus: Assessing the Psychological Cost of Pursuing an Engineering Career

    • Mar 16, 2023
    • Trevion S. Henderson, Katie A. Shoemaker, Lisa R. Lattuca

    Personal characteristics (e.g., race/ethnicity, gender, and precollege experiences) are known to shape students' pathways to engineering, as well as persistence decisions in college. However, the role of psychological cost in postgraduation intentions has received less scholarly attention.

  • Asian Woman in STEM

    Asian American women in STEM in the lab with “White Men Named John”

    • Mar 6, 2023
    • Athena R. Castro PhD, Christopher S. Collins PhD

    Examining intersections of science, race, and gender and how they shape the doctoral student experience for Asian American women in STEM fields.