Increasing Diversity in Botany

RESOURCES on Diversity and Broadening Participation

Broadening Particpation Symposium Presentations from BOTANY 2013

Biodiversity, Bioinformatics, Bias and Beyond - Judith Skog

Increasing the Participation of African Americans in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology- Hank Bart

Growing Minority Botanists: Roots of engagement for undergraduates
- Mary McKenna

Talking About Leaving: botany and related disciplines, an NSF perspective
- Jose Herrera

Closing the Achievement Gap: Evidence-informed teaching and learning in biology
- David Haak

Increasing Retention fo Underrepresented Groups in Biology: the role of the graduate student teaching assistant
- Chris O'Neal

Cultivating the Next Generation of Plant Biologists
- Muriel Poston



RESOURCES on Understanding and Overcoming Implicit Bias

The Society asks that all members, and in particular those creating awards and/or working on award committees be aware of implicit bias. The following videos explore the complicated process of granting awards and prizes in disciplinary societies, and provide solutions for problems that may arise as a result of unconscious bias.

American Women in Science Video Links: http://www.awis.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=415
(These five AWIS videos explore the complicated process of granting awards and prizes in disciplinary societies, and provide solutions for problems that may arise as a result of unconscious bias.)

Rutgers University program for implicit bias - http://philosophy.rutgers.edu/graduate-program/climate/133-graduate/climate/529-climate-of-women-implicit-bias

National Center for State Courts - http://www.ncsc.org/~/media/Files/PDF/Topics/Gender%20and%20Racial%20Fairness/IB_Strategies_033012.ashx


 

 

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