Experts on Diversity in STEM

The first step to addressing diversity and inclusion in STEM is learning about it! What are the issues? Why should you help? How can you help? Below are several well-qualified speakers/organizations that you can invite to your conference or workplace to talk about this!

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Dr. ReAnna S. Roby LinkedIn Dr. ReAnna S. Roby, is a Postdoctoral Scholar at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. Roby’s scholarship employs Critical Race Feminism, Curriculum Theory, and Critical Qualitative methodologies to explore the ways in which the narratives of Black women and girls in science (formally and informally) could be used to reconceptualize science. Tennessee
Dr. Natalie Nevárez LinkedIn Dr. Nevárez is the Associate Director for Faculty Diversity and Development at Columbia University and is a Development Specialist for 500 Women Scientists. She is an expert in supporting underrepresented researchers through the STEM pipeline. New York Twitter
Yvonne Thevenot LinkedIn Yvonne Thevenot researches culturally responsive and sustainable teaching practices. She also works on supporting organizations with innovative ways to create pathways for underrepresented students to succeed in STEM. New York STEM Kids NYC
Dr. Edmund Adjapong Faculty Page Dr. Adjapong is committed to promoting equitable practices in STEM classrooms, especially in urban settings. His research interest includes STEM education, Hip-Hop education, issues of class, race, gender, privilege, diversity and youth programming. New Jersey Hip Hop Ed Organization
Dr. Shaila Kotadia Faculty Profile Dr. Kotadia is the Director of Culture and Inclusion at Stanford Medicine. She has previously conducted institutional assessments of STEM diversity programs and is involved in numerous DEI initiatives. California Twitter
Dr. Laquana Cooke Website Dr. Cooke researches how video games and other forms of media can be harnessed as pedagogical tools in STEM. Pennsylvania Faculty Page
Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity Dr. Rockquemore has spent her career supporting underrepresented faculty in academia (specifically those seeking tenure) and has written multiple books on the topic. She is the founder of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. Washington, D.C. Article
Ruha Benjamin Website Dr. Benjamin has written multiple books regarding - amongst other topics - race, health inequity, and racial science. New Jersey
Dr. Donna Ginther Faculty Page Dr. Ginther has published many works regarding diversity in STEM, her most notable was a keystone paper that discovered a significant racial gap in NIH R01 funding. Kansas
Dr. Idaykis Rodriguez Faculty Page Dr. Idaykis Rodriguez studies various pedagogical approaches that can be used to help retain URM students in STEM. Florida