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Diversity in STEM

Links to databases and resources for diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Resources related to race, ethnicity, geography, culture, gender, sexual orientation, ability/disability, and other differences.

Social Media and STEM

Social media can be a great place to discover diverse resources in STEM but can also be hard to classify. For those interested in social media, the resources below may be interesting and relevant.


Blogs can also be great places to find more diverse voices in STEM. There are a lot of diverse blogs out there; these below are just some of our favorites:


Twitter can be a great resource to broaden your knowledge of diverse topics - particularly those in STEM. If you are familiar with Twitter, try browsing the following hashtags to locate more resources:

  • #CiteBlackWomen
  • #DisabledInSTEM
  • #ILookLikeAnEngineer
  • #LatinxandSTEM
  • #QueerinSTEM

Read through PBS's NOVA article, "Inaugural 'Black in X' Weeks Foster Inclusivity and Empowerment in STEM" published in 2020 that discusses "Black in X" STEM events and initiatives.


Reddit, an online forum with a variety of channels, also known as "subreddits", that are dedicated to different themes and topics. Each subreddit has different tones and rules utilized by the community. If you're familiar with Reddit, the following subreddits highlight interviews conducted by asynchronous "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) sessions with professionals in STEM fields as well as communities dedicated to women in STEM: