Minority Retention and Inclusion Resources
Sites, apps, & articles featuring BIPOC/LGBTQ+/female STEM professionals, current & historical
Color Me PhD
This site features coloring pages, games, & information about BIPOC people in STEM. Some of the pages are in Spanish as well as English.
The Color of Space – interviews with black astronauts
PBS article: Ten Black Scientists the Science Teachers Should Know About
Latinx and Hispanics in the Mathematical Sciences – they have posters
Mathematicians of the African Diaspora
A Modern History of Blacks in Mathematics
Tulane University Libraries – BIPOC in STEM
Resources include information & links to books, plus ideas for diversifying STEM pedagogy.
Amazing Black Scientists
Influential black mathematicians
11 famous African American mathematicians you should know about
Famous Black Mathematicians and Their Contributions
Profiles of 100 inspiring black scientists in America
A history of black scientists
Women of Color in STEM
Women in Astronomy (article & links)
NASA – Chandra
Female space science heroes - interactive app (free).
Science History Institute
This site is a great resource for science history, with tons of biographies.
Women in Mathematics History
7 famous women in STEM who defy the gender gap
Women in physics
Women scientists were written out of history. It’s Margaret Rossiter’s lifelong mission to fix that.
LGBTQ+ scientists in history
LGBTQ+ chemists you should know about
5 LGBT Scientists Who Changed the World
LGBTQ+ People in STEM
Celebrating LGBTQ+ Scientists
National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals, Inc.
Queer Scientists of Historical Note
Profiles of minorities in physics
STEM for ESL/ELL students:
Seven Steps to Ensure English Learners Aren’t Left Out of STEM
Resilient educator article
Making STEM courses attractive for ESL students
Video & consensus report
A list of ideas
English Learners in STEM – videos, etc.
STEM teaching tools
Article & ideas
Integrating Language While Teaching STEM - resource
Making STEM more accessible (general):
Resources for K-12, emphasis on accessibility.
Decolonizing the undergraduate chemistry curriculum: an account of how to start
Edutopia article – turning STEM into STEAM, also includes a couple of articles on making STEM more inclusive.
Organizations with resources for engaging more minorities & fostering careers
Pioneer Valley Women in STEM
Regional network of women in STEM
Sigma Xi is a scientific research society & is geared more towards helping undergraduate & graduate students. Although their full content is only available to members, they do have many resources on their website, including articles about the Women in STEM Project, gender equity, engaging more African Americans in STEM, etc.
AIP, American Institute of Physics
The organization does focus more on undergraduates & graduates, but may provide insight &/or role models for younger students. They also are committed to providing scholarships, etc. for minorities.
Minorities in physics resources, includes information about the Bridge program
CIO: 20 professional organizations focused on diversity in tech
Article & list of organizations for BIPOC & LGBTQ+, some of which also have workshops, etc. for students.
IAU Women in Astronomy
Resources for & about women in astronomy
Mathematics for ALL (focus on Latina/o students, but committed to equity)
Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science
A Guide for Minorities in STEM
Article & resources, mostly for college students.
One link is for NASA’s minorities resources while the other is for a program. This program is more for incoming college students, but they focus on competitively training minority students.
Center for Online Education
Although it says “colleges”, many of the ideas & resources are applicable to middle & high school students as well.
National Association of Mathematicians
Woods Hole’s list of engineering & science organizations serving minoritized populations
Pathways to Science
This list features high-school through undergrad summer programs, research opportunities, & funding. Most of them prioritize minority students.
This program provides scholarships & opportunities to STEM students at HBCUs.
List – organizations which support BIPOC in STEM
Some of the organizations listed do outreach to elementary & middle school as well as high school & college students.
Professional organizations for minorities in STEM
This list encompasses many types of minorities.