This page features NSF broadening participation resources — including information about committees, initiatives, alliances and important links. An acronym glossary is available for your reference.
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Career-life balance initiative
NSF's career-life balance initiative is a series of programs and other efforts designed to clear obstacles from the STEM career path.
Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering
CEOSE advises NSF on how to advance its policies and activities to encourage full participation of underrepresented groups in STEM.
Broadening participation in biology
Directorate for Biological Sciences brochure
This brochure highlights programs and other resources for researchers to learn about and get involved in broadening participation efforts.
Broadening participation in computer science
Broadening participation in computing
The Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering is running a pilot effort to broaden participation in computing.
Broadening participation in education
Directorate for Education and Human Resources brochure
This brochure outlines the directorate's efforts to support broadening participation in STEM.
NSF INCLUDES national network
Supports public and private partnerships designed to scale diversity efforts that expand education pathways into the STEM community.
Listen to the NSF INCLUDES national network podcast series Collaborative Strategies for Inclusive Change.
Pathways to Science
Shares education and career training resources for students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty in STEM.
AAAS STEMM Equity Achievement (SEA) Change aims to advance institutional transformation in support of diversity, equity and inclusion, especially in colleges and universities.
Broadening participation in engineering
Directorate for Engineering resources
Shares broadening participation resources for the engineering community, including funding opportunities and educational resources.
Disability and rehabilitation research
The Directorate for Engineering features programs and resources for supporting disability and rehabilitation research.
LGBTQ+ advocacy in STEM
Offers a virtual community of practice and Safe Zone ally training to help participants support LGBTQ+ students and faculty.
Broadening participation in geosciences
Geoscience Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity
GOLD supports a network of champions implementing evidence-based practices to achieve greater diversity in the geosciences.
Broadening participation in mathematical and physical sciences
Mathematical and physical sciences resources
The Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences' webpage gathers resources for those interested in broadening participation in STEM, including funding opportunities, webinars and other resources.