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Diversity in STEM

Our R&O (research & outreach) toward Diversity in STEM involves

  • Research about STEM identities for communities of people who are underrepresented in STEM

  • Specifically, research and outreach with Black / African American, African, Latinx, Native American, and Deaf / Hard of Hearing communities in STEM

  • Research about gender identities in STEM

  • Research about communities of practice

  • Use of social media content as indicators of STEM identity trajectories

  • Participation with organizations that dive deeply into STEM engagement for underrepresented communities:

    • NSBE -- National Society of Black Engineers​

    • BIMS -- Black in Marine Science

    • SWE -- Society of Women Engineers

    • BiT -- Blacks in Technology

    • NBDA -- National Black Deaf Advocates

    • MESA -- Math Engineering and Science Achievement

    • Techqueria -- Latinx in Tech

  • Using STEM, where appropriate, for diverse community outreach and support​, such as the PR-Calma project in support of mental health outreach in Puerto Rico

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