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Ciearra Smith

Ciearra Smith
Ciearra Smith is ASBMB's manager of diversity, equity and inclusion programs. She earned her bachelor's in biology at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and her Ph.D. in biomedical sciences at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. While she was a graduate student, Smith served as co-president of the Diversity Interest Group and co-organized DEI programs that centered on the intersectionality of personal identity and science. After earning her doctorate, she was a postdoc focused on DEI at UMass and organized inclusive teaching workshops, research seminars for diverse faculty hiring, and a program for recruting students from historically black colleges and universities.

Articles by Ciearra Smith

ASBMB releases DEAI statement
Announcement

ASBMB releases DEAI statement

June 16, 2022
"The society will uphold these core values of DEAI across all departments and committees — and support its members in their DEAI efforts at their respective institutions and out in the world," it says.
Career-development programming at the annual meeting
Annual Meeting

Career-development programming at the annual meeting

Jan. 18, 2022
The 2022 ASBMB Annual Meeting in April offers a collection of programming to meet a variety of needs for members of all career stages and interests.