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The following contains a list of resources specific to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion put together by graduate student, Brett Tregoning.
Academic and STEM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Reforms
- Policy Recommendations: Workplace Sexual Harassment
Policy recommendations to reduce workplace sexual harassment from the American Association of University Women.
- Explore the Issues
Links to various American Association of University Women resources.
- APS Newsletter
American Physical Society newsletter on outreach.
- GT DEI Statement
Georgia Tech Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement.
- GT CoS Next Steps
Article on the establishment of the College of Science Task Force on Racial Equality.
- How to avoid gender bias when writing recommendation letters
University of Arizona Commission on the Status of Women tips for avoiding gender bias when writing recommendation letters for female colleagues.
- Resources for Racial Equity
The Office of Human Resources at Princeton has curated this listing of resources leveraging multiple sources (including Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein’s Anti Racism Resources). This listing also includes contributions by members of the Princeton community. This is not an all-inclusive listing, but rather a starting point.
- Shareable Anti-Racism Guide
List of anti-racist texts organized by depth, laid out for people approaching the issue for the first time.
- Antiracist Reading List-compiled by DES ECS (public access)
Resource from DEC Collaboration intended to educate and inform on how the impacts of racism, structural oppression, institutional and societal barriers to racial justice operate among our society. Material provides modes for understanding how these ways can be unlearned, called out and dismantled. Not an exhaustive list.
- Systemic racism in higher education
Open letter to Science Magazine.
- About being a Black Scholar
On recruiting and retaining black professors.
- Make Your Physics Lounge a “Safe Place”
SPS, How to Become an Advocate for Inclusion: Provides links to codes of conduct as well as reading lists.
- APS Policy and Advocacy
- GT Office of Disability Services
Georgia Tech Office of Disability Services links and resources.
- The disability is there, but I belong
Article by NASA engineer K. Renee Horton on navigating the sciences with a disability.
- UNDERSTANDING AND CHALLENGING ABLEISM
Lesson plans from the Anti-Defamation League on basic understandings of ableism.
- Virtual Science Teachers
Organized Collections of Distance Learning Resources
- Inspiring The Next Generation Of Scientists
HelloBio blog by Teacher Julie Wojnar sharing what “Letters to a Pre-Scientist” means to her and her students.
- Fostering a Sense of Belonging in STEM
Inside Higher Ed article by Kerstin M. Perez about how the pandemic and switch to virtual instruction presents an opportunity to support students from underrepresented groups’ belonging in STEM.
- The wealth gap: How the education world fails to fully measure students’ economic disadvantage
Chalkbeat article by Matt Barnum that explores the implications of this fact: “America’s racial wealth gap is massive. The median Black household with children has a net worth of $300, compared to $47,250 for the median white family.”
- The Underrepresentation Curriculum (URC)
Resources for STEM educators.
- Write emails/letters to teachers
Something to encourage students/faculty/staff to do for encouraging students to pursue studies in STEM
- Educator’s View: Meet the ‘Students’ Helping Teachers Understand What Pandemic Life Is Like at Home
The 74 piece by Erin Mote & Arthi Krishnaswami about how student personas might deepen educators’ ability to support students.
- GT LGBTQIA Resource Center Trans 101 Glossary
Reference for common LGBTQIA-related terms and their definitions by the Georgia Tech LGBTQIA Resource Center.
- GT LGBTQIA Resource Center Trans Allyship Reading list
Curated list of trans allyship readings by the Georgia Tech LGBTQIA Resource Center.
- GT LBTQIA Resources
Curated links for LGBTQIa members of the GT community by the Georgia Tech LGBTQIA Resource Center.
- Exploring Mental Health in Academia
Article on mental health issues in academia.
- Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR) Training session @ Tech
Resource for suicide prevention training at Georgia Tech
Programs for Minorities in Physics
- APS Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance Network
American Physical Society program of workshops for improving diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- APS Summer Webinar Series
- From Passion to Action: Levers & Tools for Making Physics Inclusive and Equitable
American Physical Society panel on concrete policies for increasing diversity and inclusion in physics
- Removing Barriers: Physics in HBCU, MSI, and PBI Communities
American Physical Society webinar on successful physics partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
- Gaslighting in the Academy: Actually Making Black Lives Matter
Talk given by Dr. Manu Platt, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory.
- Effective Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Women in Physics
Report from APS Women in Physics on policies and practices that help improve the climate for women and minorities in physics.
- Workplace Sexual Harassment
Report from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) on workplace sexual harassment.
- Advocacy Toolkit
Advocacy links for women in the workplace from AAUW.
- APS Policy Statement on Women in Physics
American Physical Society resolution urging action to improve the climate for women in physics.
- Gender Parity – Emory
Emory report on a gender parity review of the psychological sciences.
- A Feminist Lens on Science
Emory article on Elizabeth Wilson, a feminist scientist who is writing about the intersection of Women’s Studies and other scientific fields.