Access best practices for recruiting, hiring, evaluation, grants with diversity components, and other resources for faculty and mentors.

Information about scholarships, internships and jobs, awards, and other opportunities for under-represented trainees.

Learning Environment – resources for instructors and mentors

UW SOM Center for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion –

UW NURF (Network of underrepresented residents and fellows) –

UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity –

Ricky Hall – University Diversity Officer (vice president for Minority Affairs & Diversity) –

Diversity resources for faculty and staff –

Diversity resources for administrators (policies and procedures that enhance diversity across campus, includes the diversity blueprint, staff diversity hiring toolkit, etc) –

Diversity resources for students –

Diversity and Inclusion Seed Grants –

UW Alumni Association Race, Equity, and Justice Resource Center –

Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program (Teri Ward) –

College Educated: LGBTQ Scholarships Scholarship Guide for LGBTQ students

Conferences that Empower Underrepresented Groups

A limited amount of funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis to trainees in ISCRM labs to help cover the cost to attend affinity group-based STEM conferences, such as those listed below. To request funding please send an email to Kris Vosk ( with your name, program, and PI’s name, the conference name and dates, the cost of registration, and the deadline for registration. Please submit requests at least two weeks in advance of the conference registration deadline.

LatinXChem Conference
November 28-29, 2022 / VIRTUAL

STEM Noire Conference
June 22-25, 2023 / San Juan, Puerto Rico

National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) Conference
September 11-14, 2023 / New Orleans, LA

National Hispanic Science Network (NHSN) Conference
September 21-23, 2023 / Washington, DC

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) National Conference
October 19-21, 2023 / Spokane, WA

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Diversity in STEM Conference
October 26-28, 2023 / Portland, OR

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
November 2023

Out in STEM (oSTEM) Conference
November 2023

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Convention
November 2023

Recommended Reading

UW Bookstore Anti-Racist Reading List

UW Libraries Racial Justice Reads

UW Libraries LGBTQ Pride Reads

Suggested Links

Harvard Implicit Association Test

Black Past (History of African America and people of African ancestry around the world)

UNITE Anti-Racism Resources (Books, movies/shows, websites, podcasts, scientific papers and stats)