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Diversity in Geology

The Department supports the College's core values encouraging diversity and equal educational and employment opportunities throughout the College community. These values are articulated in the College's non-discrimination policy and by the office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.

For information about the College's diversity program, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity.

For general information, please visit Career Resources for Minority Groups.

Geoscientists with Disabilities

College of Charleston Center for Disability Services

International Association for Geoscience Diversity

  • Promoting access, accommodation, and inclusion for students and geoscientists with disabilities

Women in Geology

Association for Women Geosientists

  • Devoted to enhancing the quality and level of participation of women in geosciences and to introduce girls and young women to geoscience careers.

Association for Women in Science

  • The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) champions the interests of women in science, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) across all disciplines and employment sectors

Mentor Net

  • "Our objectives are to provide ALL STEM students in the United States with access to effective mentorships"

Racial and Ethnic Diversity

National Association of Black Geoscientists

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science 

  • A society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society

  • Working to Increase the Representation of American Indians and Alaskan Natives in Engineering, Sciences and Other Related Technology Disciplines

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Geoscientists

College of Charleston LGBT Resource Page

 National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals

  • A professional society that educates and advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students and professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

LGBT in Higher Ed

  • Job resource site for LGBT individuals
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