Links to minority- and diversity-related organizations and meetings.


AAMC Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

The AAMC's commitment to diversity includes embracing a broader definition of "diversity," and supporting our members' diversity and inclusion efforts.

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)

ABRCMS is the largest, professional conference for biomedical and behavior students, including mathematics.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

AISES has worked to substantially increase American Indian/Alaska Native representation in STEM fields - as students, professionals, mentors, and leaders.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science Career Magazine: Workplace Diversity

Science Careers supports the AAAS commitment to furthering careers in science and technology, with an emphasis on fostering greater diversity among the scientific community.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Minorities in Medicine

The AAMC is committed to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medical education. This site provides information related to minority medical student preparation, the medical education pipeline, and financial aid opportunities.

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)

AIBS builds community in support of researchers, educators, and scientists who understand the importance of sharing biological discovery and knowledge.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Capacity Center

AAAS established, in 2004, the Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity ("Capacity Center").

Collaborative for Enhancing Diversity in Science (CEDS)

CEDS' goal is to spawn collaboration among associations, societies, federal agencies, and private foundations; to forge new opportunities for these groups to work together, learn from each other, and develop common approaches.

Executive Summary of the Draft Report of the Advisory Committee to the Director(ACD)
Working Group on Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce (WGDBRW)

Read the Working Group's 2012 findings by clicking on the link above.

FASEB Professional Development and Diversity Resources (MARC)

The FASEB MARC Office provides programs, activities and resources to support the training and advancement of underrepresented minority students, postdoctoral fellows, junior faculty and research scientists to promote diversity in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.

Institute for Accessible Science (IAS)

A community center for developing and sharing knowledge and tools for accessible science.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

Visit the HSF for a list of resources from where to find internships to interviewing tips and other scholarship information.

HBCUConnect's Scholarship/Grant section

Use this resource to find scholarships and grants to help defer the costs of college.

Just/Garcia/Hill: A Virtual Community for Minorities in Science

JustGarciaHill is committed to increasing the number of minorities entering science careers and to celebrating contributions to science by minority scientists.

List of Postsecondary Minority Institutions

The Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) provides lists of institutions of higher education enrolling or serving populations of minority students under various programs created by Congress.

Meetings and Other Links

National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Division of Minority Opportunities in Research (MORE)

The Division of Minority Opportunities in Research (MORE) administers research and research training programs aimed at increasing the number of minority biomedical and behavioral scientists through three branches: Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC), Minority Biomedical Research Support (MBRS), and MORE Special Initiatives (SI).

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference- SACNAS provides conference activities for students, postdocs, educators, administrators, and researchers in all STEM disciplines.