Harris-Stowe State University is hosting the 2019 iEMBER (Inclusive Environments and Metrics in Biology Education and Research) Conference April 5-6 in St. Louis. Click here to register. Travel awards remain available through March 1st.
The goal of iEMBER is to build a sustainable network of education, psychology, sociology, and biology researchers, who also connect with policy and program administrators when developing collaborations aimed at improving inclusivity and retention in biology undergraduate programs. If you are interested in learning more or joining the iEMBER network, please click here.
If you are interested in issues related to inclusivity in higher education, you are encouraged to register for the conference. Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis will host the conference, and it will be held in conjunction with the Spark the Mind: Advancing the Agenda for African-Americans in STEM conference also at Harris-Stowe State University.
The April 2019 meeting will include discussion sessions for building a sustainable network, lightning talks followed by networking activities, a diversity/equity/inclusion keynote, and a mini-pitch competition where new collaborations will be formed, ideas pitched, and a small award will be made for the winning team to meet to further the collaboration within a 1-year time frame. Please see below for a flier about the event: