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Explore the most recent news about AIBS's initiatives, programs, resources, and events.

Bullet diversity, events · Jul 20, 2022

2022 AIBS Council Meeting - IDEA Conference 2.0

AIBS will be convening a series of mini-sessions that will culminate with the annual meeting of the AIBS Council of Member Societies and Organizations. The 3 mini-sessions will focus on society commitment to DEI and will explore internal structure, external communication and assessment.

Bullet diversity · Jun 10, 2022

Meet Dr. Steward Pickett, Diversity Hero

"I'm a southerner. We tell stories, so watch out. My interest in considering a career in ecology came as a result of several events that my parents facilitated, with some examples in the background from other relatives. ..."
Bullet diversity · May 16, 2022

2022 AIBS Diversity Report

AIBS has released a report of the highlights of our work in DEI in the 2022 AIBS Diversity Report.
Bullet diversity, events · Aug 03, 2021

2021 AIBS Council Meeting

AIBS will convene the 2021 meeting of its Council of Member Societies and Organizations on November 4-5, 2021. This meeting will engage like-minded organizations committed to increasing diversity in the biological sciences in a two-day virtual conference.
Bullet announcements, awards, diversity · Jul 30, 2021

AIBS Receives NSF LEAPS Award to Support Diversity Conference

AIBS has received an award from NSF under its LEAPS program to support the development of a diversity conference that will engage and create a collaborative network of majority- and minority-serving biological scientific societies to foster cultural change.
Bullet announcements, diversity · Feb 16, 2021

AIBS Announces Diversity Plan

AIBS has announced a 12-month action plan focused on three of our core activities, as part of our commitment to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the biological sciences.