Transformative Practices: Equity and Inclusion

Grandparent and grandson working together on a project

Equity and Inclusion is one of the four transformative practices that Million Girls Moonshot aims to highlight each month. Explore these resources to add to your classroom:

Broadening Perspectives in Broadening Participation in STEM toolkit, developed by CAISE

To help informal STEM education and science communication groups reflect on and strengthen their efforts to broaden participation in STEM, CAISE’s Broadening Participation in STEM Task Force has developed a suite of professional development tools. Use these resources, including the toolkit, to plan and lead reflective discussions about current practices, with an eye to developing goals, strategies, and priorities that can make your ISE and science communication work more inclusive.

Creating Pathways for Equity in STEM Through Family Engagement

Explore this article that highlights the experiences of hispanic/latine youths in STEM.

Exploring STEM Engagement in Girls in Rural Communities

Creating enriching and encouraging programs to engage girls in STEM is critical because girls and women bring unique experiences, perspectives, and ideas to scientific work. Besides benefiting the women themselves, having more women in STEM occupations will enable society to benefit from women’s expertise by maximizing innovation, creativity, and competitiveness.