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Effective Strategies for Strengthening Physics Through Equity and Inclusion

Addressing equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in the sciences

Room 220, Caesars Forum

Who Should Attend?

  • Everyone

Chaired by Philip Hammer of the University of Chicago, this event discusses efforts to advance EDI in the sciences.


  • 3:00 p.m. - 3:36 p.m.: LaNell Williams on "The Importance of Career Development Resources for Black, Native/Indigenous, Women+ of Color in STEM"
  • 3:36 p.m. - 4:12 p.m.: Rigoberto Hernandez on "OXIDE and Discipline-Based Diversity Research"
  • 4:12 p.m. - 4:48 p.m.: Vernon Morris on "Systemic Racial Disparities in Funding Rates at the National Science Foundation, Implications to Science Equity, and Possible Countermeasures"
  • 4:48 p.m. - 5:24 p.m.: Mary B James on "The TEAM-UP TOGETHER Project: Supporting African-American Students' Successful Completion of Bachelor's Degrees in Physics and Astronomy"
  • 5:24 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Jesus Pando on "Addressing EDI issues in the Classroom"

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Discover scientific research, opportunities for networking, and awards ceremonies.


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In-Person Meeting Experience

The in-person meeting takes place March 5–10, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Travel & Hotels

APS March Meeting 2023 will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada.