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Promising Practices for Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine: Opening Doors

Women are underrepresented and undervalued in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) fields - less likely to pursue careers or advance within these fields due to bias, harassment, pay gaps, unequal access and workloads, and fewer opportunities. The consequences of this manifest in labor shortages in STEMM, a lack of diversity, and lost talent and creativity. Promising...

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/25585/promising-practices-for-ad...
Metanoia: Transformation through AIDS Archives and Activism

Metanoia: Transformation through AIDS Archives and Activism is an online exhibit of community-based responses to the ongoing AIDS crisis, highlighting the contributions of "Black cis and trans women, and cis and trans women of color impacted by HIV, many of whom have had experiences within the criminal justice system." There are several sections to the exhibit: "Contemporary Activism," "Activism...

https://metanoia.onearchives.org/exhibit
Ottoman History Podcast

Ottoman History Podcast began life in 2011 to provide an alternative forum for discussions of the Ottoman Empire and the making of the modern Middle East. Now, with more than 500 episodes produced, it provides a great resource for professional historians, folks working in foreign policy, or anyone interested in learning more about this region's people, cultures, and history. Episodes feature...

https://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/
Active Minds

There have been many recent efforts to end the stigma surrounding mental illness. Mental health activists and those interested in changing the conversation about the subject will find the organization Active Minds not only intriguing, but crucial in combating negative associations common in discussions of mental health. Founded by Alison Malmon, Active Minds welcomes all, but specifically aims to...

https://www.activeminds.org/
Snowflakes: Nano at its Coolest

The video, lesson plan, and related materials linked above are designed to help audiences from the age of seven onward understand more about nanoscience by exploring snowflakes ("nano at its coolest"). This resource is one of many from the National Informal STEM Education (NISE) Network (previously featured in the 07-19-2019 Scout Report), an organization that creates and implements projects to...

https://www.nisenet.org/catalog/programs/snowflakes_nano_at_...