Diversity

Resources

As a part of the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee’s mission to increase diversity and inclusion in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology, resources outside of the society are provided below to help increase your network and continue to enhance diversity within the field.

Alliances for Students with Disabilities in STEM

The Research in Disabilities Education program of the National Science Foundation funds research, dissemination and Alliance projects that broaden the participation and achievement of people with disabilities in STEM education and careers.

American Association of University Women

The AAUW is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

A nonprofit focused on increasing the representation of the indigenous peoples of North America in STEM studies and careers.

Association of Women in Science

The AWIS offers career and personal development resources for women in STEM.

Center for Translational and Basic Research for Addressing Health Disparities and Improving Health Outcomes

Works to enhance research capacity and accelerate the understanding and treatment of diseases that disproportionately affect underserved communities.

Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program

This program supports individuals that face challenges due to their race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status or other similar factors.

Minority Postdoc

News, resources, career advice, professional development, funding, fellowships, mentoring and diversity issues.

National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

A professional organization dedicated to assisting minority students and professionals in chemistry, chemical engineering and allied fields.

National Research Mentoring Network

Provides mentorship and professional development programming that emphasizes the benefits and challenges of diversity, inclusivity and culture.

NIH Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate Student Training

MARC is an undergraduate student training program for institutions with research-intensive environments.

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

oSTEM empowers LGBTQ+ people in STEM to succeed personally, academically and professionally by cultivating environments and communities that nurture innovation, leadership and advocacy.

P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans program invests in the graduate education of immigrants and children of immigrants who are poised to make significant contributions to U.S. society, culture or their academic field.

Society for the Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans in Science

An inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in STEM.

Ventures Scholar Program

Helps underrepresented and first-generation students interested in pursuing math and science-based careers.