DEIC Resources

Articles & Videos

Q&A: What does it mean to be a woman in the geosciences? (Article)

A Call to Action for an Anti-Racist Science Community from Geoscientists of Color: Listen, Act, Lead (Article)

Call for a Robust Anti-Racism Plan for The Geosciences (Article)

The Key to Inclusive Leadership (Article)

The importance of pronouns (Article)

Why pronouns matter (Article) 

Gender Pronouns (Article)

#RethinkLabels (Video)

An actionable anti-racism plan for geoscience organizations (Article)

Videos from the Plenary session of the 2020 Natural Hazards Center workshop. They address topics such as: Social Inequality and Natural Hazards in a Time of Pandemic, Culturally Relevant, Community Guided, and Scientifically Informed—Setting a Vision for Action, and Activating Hope in an Age of Extremes. (Video)

Ending Gender-based Violence in Fieldwork (Article)

Unconscious Bias: Perspectives from the Private Sector (Article) 

Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice (Article)

Can We Talk (Video)

Let's Talk about White Supremacy Culture (Video)

"Radical Candor" by Kim Scott (Book about workplace equality and unconscious bias)

"Just Work" by Kim Scott (Book about workplace equality and unconscious bias)

Unconscious Bias: Perspectives from the Private Sector (AGI Recorded Webinar)

A conversation about the racial diversity of geoscience students (AGI Recorded Webinar)

Framework for Addressing Racial and Ethnic Equity in Geosciences Professional Societies (Article)

"We need to talk about an injustice" - Bryan Stevenson Ted Talk (Video)


Building Bridges in Asheville articles and actions 

"YWCA 10 Things Allies can Do" flier 

Justice in June - Choose how much time you have each day to become more informed as step one to becoming an active ally to the black community. On this document are links to the learning resources and a schedule of what to do each day.


Brené with Austin Channing Brown on I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness Unlocking Us with Brené Brown

On Being with Robin Diangelo and Resmaa Menakem

On Being with Resmaa Menakem

Recommended Books

The Waymakers: Clearing the Path to Workplace Equity with Competence and Confidence by Tara Jaye Frank

Inclusion on Purpose: An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work by Ruchika Tulshyan

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson (There's also the summary version: White Fragility - Summarized for Busy People: White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by the same authors)

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram Kendi

Stamped, Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Kennedy

My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem (Highly recommended!)

Partner Association Resources

Specialty Associations

Geolatinas - Latinas in Earth and Planetary Sciences
Embrace, empower, and inspire Latinas to pursue and thrive in careers in Earth and Planetary Sciences 

International Association for Geoscience Diversity
Support for disabled geoscientists & support for educators and program managers who want to make their curricula accessible to everyone. Resources include a tactile image library (printable in braille), accessible field trip support, and more  

National Association of Black Geoscientists
Support for Black students and professionals in Geology and Geophysics, including scholarship funds, national convention, technical meetings, networking opportunities, and mentorship  

Association for Women Geoscientists
Global organization devoted to enhancing quality and level of participation of women in geosciences and to introduce girls and young women to geoscience careers. 

American Geosciences Institute: 

AGI Intersociety Diversity Committee Discussions on Professional Meetings and Inclusivity:

AGI Intersociety Diversity Committee Discussions about existing programming examples from professional societies:

AGI Intersociety Diversity Committee committee member Sean Thatcher won a publication award for: "The publication award is the 2021 EXCEL Gold Award for the inaugural best feature article for DEI initiatives, “Creating Spaces for Geoscientists with Disabilities to Thrive.” Written by Anita Marshall and Sean Thatcher, their article was part of the Eos series published in 2019 devoted to diversity and inclusion."

AdvanceGeo Workshops:

Diversity Education

Project Implicit