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  • ethnic medical team

    Report Highlights Lack of Medical Worker Diversity – and How to Fix That

    • Feb 27, 2023
    • Michael Merschel

    Racial and ethnic diversity among medical workers is critical to Americans' health, but more needs to be done to recruit, train and support those professionals, a new report says.

  • female science student

    In OW-STEM, a Legacy Push for STEM Diversity

    • Feb 20, 2023
    • Gregory Zeller

    Opening STEM fields to traditionally "underrepresented" communities strengthens future workforces.

  • female computer gamer

    Esports are Seen as a Pathway to Boost Diversity in STEM Careers

    • Feb 13, 2023
    • Claire Savage

    By channeling students’ enthusiasm for esports, schools and businesses aim to prepare them for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math at a time when the fields lack racial diversity.

  • female engineer

    How State and Local Leaders Can Harness New Infrastructure Funding to Build a Stronger, More Inclusive Workforce

    • Feb 6, 2023
    • Martha Ross, Joseph W. Kane, Felix Laniyan, Annelies Goger

    The infrastructure field has long faced challenges in finding and retaining workers, and it does not have a strong track record of inclusion and diversity.

  • young woman with prosthetic arm typing on laptop

    Disability and Sex/Gender Intersections in Unmet Workplace Support Needs: Findings from a Large Canadian Survey of Workers

    • Jan 30, 2023
    • Arif Jetha, Monique A. M. Gignac, Selahadin Ibrahim, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis

    Individual attributes including disability and sex/gender have the potential to intersect and determine the likelihood of unmet workplace support needs.

  • female scientist

    Leadership in Science: How Female Researchers are Breaking up the Boys’ Club

    • Jan 23, 2023
    • Julie Gould

    Science needs to progress from purely ‘white Alpha male’ approaches to leadership.

  • female engineer at water treatment plant

    Recruit with Diversity and Inclusion in Mind

    • Jan 18, 2023
    • Sapna Mulki, Steven Stone-Sabali

    Ensuring the recruiting process is inclusive requires a conscious effort to find out who people are as well as what skills and experiences they could bring to a team.

  • female dentist

    Gender Diversity and Senior Leadership in Academic Dentistry: Female Representation at the Dean Position in the United States

    • Jan 16, 2023
    • Despoina Bompolaki, Sai Vishnu Pokala, Sreenivas Koka

    In the US dental schools, there is one female dean for every five deans who are male, indicating underrepresentation of women at the highest role in academic leadership.

  • disabled scientist

    Moving Labs: A Checklist for Researchers with Disabilities

    • Jan 9, 2023
    • Adam Levy

    How to choose a workplace that is welcoming and safe, and where your career will thrive.

  • happy senior teacher

    The Imperative for Scientific Societies to Change the Face of Academia: Recommendations for Immediate Action

    • Jan 2, 2023
    • Melissa A. Carroll, Shawn Boynes, Loydie A. Jerome-Majewska, Kimberly S. Topp

    As organizations that facilitate collaboration and communication, scientific societies have an opportunity, and a responsibility, to drive inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in science in academia.

  • female mechanical engineer

    How Diversity Makes Better Engineering Teams

    • Dec 26, 2022
    • David C. Mays

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion offer a win–win for engineers working together to serve the public.

  • diverse company

    Recruiters: Highlight Your Company’s Diversity, Not Just Perks and Pay

    • Dec 19, 2022
    • Joseph Pacelli

    Many job seekers want to join inclusive companies that reflect their values.

  • LGBTQ+ restoration science

    Inclusive Restoration: Ten Recommendations to Support LGBTQ+ Researchers in Restoration Science

    • Dec 12, 2022
    • Trevyn A. Toone, Sam J. Ahler, Julie E. Larson, Justin C. Luong, Francisco Martínez-Baena, Carlos A. Ordóñez-Parra, Mateus C. Silva, Isabelle B. C. van der Ouderaa

    Restoration science is uniquely positioned to create change: the same principles that shape ecosystem restoration also provide a blueprint for cultivating inclusion in science.

  • diverse networking

    MyNRMN: A National Mentoring and Networking Platform to Enhance Connectivity and Diversity in the Biomedical Sciences

    • Dec 5, 2022
    • Toufeeq Ahmed, Jay Johnson, Zainab Latif, Nan Kennedy, Damaris Javier, Katie Stinson, Jamboor K. Vishwanatha

    The chief mission of the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) is to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the biosciences workforce through the mentoring of historically underrepresented individuals.

  • diverse leadership in STEM

    Why is Diverse Leadership in STEM Important?

    • Nov 28, 2022
    • Jacob Midwinter

    Five industry leaders discuss how their organizations have successfully created inclusive, diverse work environments.

  • LGBTQ+ company

    How to Tell if a Company is LGBTQ+ Friendly During a Job Search, According to an Expert

    • Nov 21, 2022
    • Ashton Jackson

    It’s important for LGBTQ+ professionals to have safe, inclusive work environments now more than ever.

  • women in technology

    The Role of Desktop Virtual Reality as an Accessible and Equitable Strategy to Improve Career Opportunities for Women in Technology

    • Nov 14, 2022
    • Nicholas Ogbonna Onele

    The conventional classroom does not seem to adequately address the gender disparity in technology education.

  • Asian female scientist

    Building Diversity in STEM

    • Nov 8, 2022
    • Sherri L. Bassner

    Embracing a holistic approach to DEI leadership in the workplace.

  • diversity in STEM

    Inclusive STEM Learning Environments: Six Institutions Committed to Progress

    • Oct 31, 2022
    • Sarah Simmons, David Asai

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute is making the first grants in its Driving Change initiative.

  • Black male scientist

    Evolution of Professionals' Careers Upon Graduation in STEM and Occupational Turnover Over Time: Patterns, Diversity Characteristics, Career Success, and Self-Employment

    • Oct 20, 2022
    • Katja Dlouhy, Ariane Froidevaux

    While STEM occupational turnover constitutes a major concern for society given the importance of innovation and technology in today's global economy, it also represents an opportunity to achieve career sustainability for individuals.