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
The CHIPS and Science Act becomes law

The ASBMB advocated for provisions within that support the STEM workforce and R&D.

The latest look at tenure

AAUP finds improvements in timeline leniency and DEI efforts, but threats to tenure remain.

Always in a hurry

ASBMB member René Fuanta writes about his science education in the U.S and in Cameroon.

BMB stories from Africa

How the June/July issue of ASBMB Today came to be.

Virtual event

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

ASBMB members discuss “The No Club: Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead-End Work” by Linda Babcock, Brenda Peyser, Lise Vesterlund and Laurie Weingart.

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“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

“Coded Bias” film discussion

“Coded Bias” film discussion

A panel discussion about the film "Coded Bias" which examines the biases hard-wired into data-centric technologies. More

Resources from the ASBMB


Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates

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


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.


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.


Celebrating women in STEM

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


A history of black scientists

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


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