Other Resources

These are external resources that the Cientí fico Latino team highly recommends! This list is a work in progress. Please contact us at cientificolatino@gmail.com if you feel that we are missing any other valuable sites. Thank you!

 

STEM Student & Professionals Support

  • Virtual Not Viral
    Offers support & resources for doctoral researchers working in troubled times. (@virtualnotviral)
     

  • 500 Women Scientists
    The mission of 500 Women Scientists is to serve society by making science open, inclusive, and accessible and transform society by fighting racism, patriarchy, and oppressive societal norms.
     

  • Project SHORT
    Organization comprised of volunteer MD, DO, PA, PhD, PharmD, MS, PsyD, and MD/PhD students. residents, and post-docs who offer pro-bono consulting for medical and graduate school admissions.

Group- or Field-Specific Resources & Communities

 

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Black In _

Physician-Scientist (MD-PhD & DO-PHD)

Ecology & Evolution

Chemistry

  • LatinXChem
    LatinXChem is a virtual forum through which the community of Latin American chemists, located anywhere in the world, can share and discuss their research results and advances. (@latinxchem)

Clinical PSychology

Neuroscience

  • Colors of the Brain (UC San Diego)
    Colors of the Brain is a UC San Diego student organization that was founded in 2016 to diversify STEM graduate education by providing undergraduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds with invested graduate student mentors who have gone through the transition into Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D research programs.

FACULTY JOB APPLICANTS

 

Science Education & Communication

  • Raven the Science Maven
    Raven Baxter, also known as Raven the Science Maven, is an internationally acclaimed science communicator and molecular biologist who works to progress the state of science culture by creating spaces that are inclusive, educational, and real.
    (K-12, Undergraduate)

     

  • Learning Science is Fun! (Mister C)
    Learning Science really is fun! Mister C is an educator who loves to make learning fun for everyone and creates awesome videos to help students learn about super duper cool math and science concepts. (K-5)

  • Project Biodiversity
    A repository of teaching materials and methods aimed at enhancing human diversity and inclusivity in biology courses. (Undergraduate, Graduate)
     

  • Shoestring Science
    STEM education on a shoestring budget. (K-5)

 

Resources & Communities related to #DisabledinSTEM

For Individuals with Disability

  • DisabledInSTEM
    This is a safe space for those with disabilities or chronic illness and for those who are neurodiverse to seek advice from each other and share resources to help each other succeed. (@DisabledStem)
     

  • Disabled Academic Collective
    We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusivity are modes of life to live by, and we're fighting to convince others in higher education to honor the same principles. (@DisabledAcadem)
     

  • Tips for Studying with a Disability
    By Rhiannon Lunney, a PhD student in theoretical physics at Cardiff University. She is studying at an 80% rate to accommodate physical disability that developed during her undergraduate years.

For Supporting Individuals with Disability

 

Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, Justice -related Resources

  • Diversity STEM Conference Speakers List
    A recurring issue at conferences and seminars is the underwhelming number of URM speakers giving talks. A commonly cited reason for this is not knowing who to invite. To that end, we’ve begun compiling a list of prominent URM researchers across every field of STEM and Medicine. 
     

  • Et al. For All: Citation practices as a tool for racial equity, inclusion, and justice 
    Conscientiously citing works from BIPOC academics is just one of many ways to actively confront racial and ethnic disparities within STEMM, but it represents an important step towards inclusion, equity, and justice. (By Rochelle M. Shih)

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