The ASBMB's diversity, equity and inclusion programs are supported by the Maximizing Access Committee and the Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee.

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I know that my purpose is to draw out people’s potential... In every moment and in every interaction, that is what I am trying to do.

Shana Stoddard
Shana Stoddard

Assistant professor of chemistry and director for student mentoring, Rhodes College

Diversity, equity and inclusion news
ASBMB delegates leave their mark on policymaking

Advocacy Training Program participants use their new skills to improve their institutional environments, create new programs, draft policy recommendations, perform targeted outreach and more.

2022 Sewer scholarship winners announced

The $2,000 award goes to undergraduates who demonstrate an interest in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology and enhance the diversity of science.

Brought to you (mostly) by and for women

The ASBMB’s Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee has big plans for Discover BMB 2023.

We welcome you

As in past years, the MAC reception at #DiscoverBMB will offer good science, good food and good company.

Webinar

The no club: Putting a stop to women’s dead-end work

Exploring the role of nonpromotable tasks and how to manage them. With one of the authors of "The No Club."

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More events
 Attracting — and keeping — grad students from all walks of life

Attracting — and keeping — grad students from all walks of life

Two academic leaders who specialize in recruitment and retention discuss their professional experiences, program outcomes and winning strategies that are worthy of adoption by other institutions. More

“School’s out for summer” book club on gender equity

“School’s out for summer” book club on gender equity

A discussion of “What Works: Gender Equality by Design” by Iris Bohnet, presented by the ASBMB Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee. More

Resources from the ASBMB

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Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates

Provides up to $2,000 toward undergraduate tuition costs for one academic year.

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Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award

Honors an outstanding scientist who has shown a strong commitment to the encouragement of underrepresented minorities in the scientific enterprise.

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IMAGE grant writing workshop

Transform your grant applications! Learn from NSF, NIH and HHMI program directors how to write winning proposals for federal research funding.

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Celebrating women in STEM

A timeline highlighting important achievements in STEM made by female scientists.

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A history of black scientists

Celebrating important contributions and achievements in science and technology made by black scientists.

Resources

Resources to help increase your network and continue to enhance diversity within the field.