This list showcases the main initiatives of our three working groups. If any of these projects interest you or your organization, please contact us to partner up on a future event!
Diversity and Inclusion:
- Mixers for Diverse/Minority graduate students, faculty and staff
- Faces of Science: Campaign aiming to highlight the diversity of scientists
- Diversity in STEM Panel Discussions
- Past Speakers: Reginald Hamilton, Jose Fuentes, Miriam Freedman
- Instagram Campaign (similar to Faces of Science)
Communication and Outreach:
- K-12 outreach opportunities in local schools in collaboration with Discovery Space, AWG and AAUW
- Creation of website with helpful STEM activities/resources to be used by graduate students across all disciplines at outreach events
- ‘Ask a Scientist’ booth at community events to promote communication and facilitate discussions between scientists and the general public.
- Phone Banking Events to call local/state representatives – pamphlets with relevant information are offered to volunteers
- Big Ten Collaboration – bringing WAFS to Big10 STEM departments
- Engaging with Policy Makers and the Public Forum
- Past Speakers: Richard Alley