Blog Posts Archive

  • Make Time Now for Cultural Inclusion and Healing

    Turning away from old biases and stereotypes requires that the stakeholders are able to devote time to become aware,…

  • How Storytelling Inspires Representation in STEM Communities

    How do we make sure all stakeholders have representation in STEM? Learn how storytelling helps us get there.

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    The Disruptor LIVE: Reflections on One Year of Evidence-Based Strategies that Advance Equity

    How can we empower evidence-based systemic change that advances equity?

  • Teaching Outside the Textbook: Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into the Science Classroom Using Real-World Experiences

    Introducing diverse perspectives in science courses help students progress from simply acquiring knowledge to questioning their own or other…

  • Building Inclusion in STEM Through Activation of Multicontext Theory

    Our journey begins with a story by co-author, Roberto Ibarra, and his discovery of a new paradigm for enhancing…

  • Bringing the Field into the Classroom: Using Story Maps as an Inclusive Component of Virtual Field Experiences for Beginning Students

    Through story-mapping, students can address open-ended questions, critically evaluate existing information, and identify gaps in the current knowledge base.

  • How Food Can Be a Cultural Bridge to Enhance Student’s STEM Identity and Learning Outcomes

    Perhaps food is not peripheral to creating inclusive learning environments, but can be central to its formation.

  • Who Am I When the Little Things Add Up?

    My multiple identities impact how I show up in this world. They also guide the experiential framework of my…

  • Dear STEM, It’s Time for Some Identity Work

    What identities are being built? What identities are (and/or ought) to be dismantled? What structures, traditions, philosophies, and/or practices…