ANS offers diversity, equity, and inclusion resources for all community members

June 11, 2020, 11:19AMANS News

The Diversity and Inclusion in ANS program is guided by the Diversity and Inclusion in ANS (DIA) Committee to promote diversity and inclusion in nuclear science, technology, and engineering and to promote and support the participation of underrepresented or marginalized groups within the Society, including—but not limited to—women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities.

A curated list of over 75 educational resources on diversity, equity, and inclusion is available to all on the ANS website. It includes general information; links to networking and support resources for numerous ANS communities; anti-racism educational materials; tips for being an ally to underrepresented or marginalized groups; steps to reducing biases in workplaces and academia; and even resources tagged for families, children, and teens.

Begin with the basics, and explore links such as Defining Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Project Implicit: Identify your Biases, Social Justice Toolkit, How-to's: Diverse & Inclusive Spaces and Conferences, and Resources to Improve Our Racial Climate. But don’t stop there. The list will be continually updated with new resources, so bookmark and return often.

The ANS DIA program also provides networking events, organizes diversity-related sessions at meetings, provides travel scholarships for meetings, bestows awards, and offers leadership opportunities. ANS programs are shaped by a position statement on Diversity in Inclusion in the Nuclear Profession and the ANS Statement on Diversity.

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