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Women Leaders in STEM

The Mason Science Women Leaders in STEM is an organization of undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty committed to inform, empower, and support women throughout their professional STEM journeys.

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National Organization of the Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

The National Organization of the Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)'s vision is to be an influential organization ensuring that African Americans and other people of color are fully engaged in shaping the global scientific community. Their mission is to build an eminent cadre of successful diverse global leaders in STEM and advance their professional endeavors by adding value to their academic, development, leadership, and philanthropic endeavors throughout the life-cycle of their careers.

Students at NOBCChE conference


SPECTRUM is a student group dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and scientifically-minded community among graduate and undergraduate physics and astronomy students.

group of 6 students, part of the SPECTRUM organization


The purpose of STEMinists is to empower women in STEM and to foster future female leaders in STEM. They aim to immerse and lead students into an environment where they can engage, volunteer, and network with other STEM community members as well as increasing the representation of women in STEM and to acknowledge their efforts and contributions.

Areeba Qureshi and Aiza Asam in the lab

Women of Color in STEM

Women of Color in STEM (WOCSTEM) provides guidance, mentorship, academic and moral support to young women on the collegiate level in order to increase retention of women in color in STEM programs.

group of 4 students, part of WOCSTEM in front of Exploratory Hall