Broadening Participation in STEM

Resources

About

About

This page features NSF broadening participation resources — including information about committees, initiatives, alliances and important links. An acronym glossary is available for your reference. 

Featured resources

Featured resources


Wallpaper: Broadening participation in STEM

Images of diverse researchers and students

Credit: U.S. National Science Foundation

Career-life balance initiative

Career-life balance initiative

NSF's career-life balance initiative is a series of programs and other efforts designed to clear obstacles from the STEM career path.

Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering

Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering

CEOSE advises NSF on how to advance its policies and activities to encourage full participation of underrepresented groups in STEM.

Broadening participation in biology

Broadening participation in biology


Directorate for Biological Sciences brochure

Directorate for Biological Sciences brochure

This brochure highlights programs and other resources for researchers to learn about and get involved in broadening participation efforts.

Broadening participation in computer science

Broadening participation in computer science


Broadening participation in computing

Broadening participation in computing

The Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering is running a pilot effort to broaden participation in computing.

Broadening participation in education

Broadening participation in education


Directorate for Education and Human Resources brochure

Directorate for Education and Human Resources brochure

This brochure outlines the directorate's efforts to support broadening participation in STEM.

NSF INCLUDES national network

NSF INCLUDES national network

Supports public and private partnerships designed to scale diversity efforts that expand education pathways into the STEM community.

Pathways to Science

Pathways to Science

Shares education and career training resources for students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty in STEM.

SEA Change

SEA Change

AAAS STEMM Equity Achievement (SEA) Change aims to advance institutional transformation in support of diversity, equity and inclusion, especially in colleges and universities.

Broadening participation in engineering

Broadening participation in engineering


Directorate for Engineering resources

Directorate for Engineering resources

Shares broadening participation resources for the engineering community, including funding opportunities and educational resources.

Disability and rehabilitation research

Disability and rehabilitation research

The Directorate for Engineering features programs and resources for supporting disability and rehabilitation research.

LGBTQ+ advocacy in STEM

LGBTQ+ advocacy in STEM

Offers a virtual community of practice and Safe Zone ally training to help participants support LGBTQ+ students and faculty.

Broadening participation in geosciences

Broadening participation in geosciences


Geoscience Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity

Geoscience Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity

GOLD supports a network of champions implementing evidence-based practices to achieve greater diversity in the geosciences.

Broadening participation in mathematical and physical sciences

Broadening participation in mathematical and physical sciences


Mathematical and physical sciences resources

Mathematical and physical sciences resources

The Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences' webpage gathers resources for those interested in broadening participation in STEM, including funding opportunities, webinars and other resources.