Finding Yourself in STEM: A New Event Series Helps Students Find Their Space in STEM

February 22, 2018

UW-Madison Libraries, IMPaCT (Integrated Mentoring Program and Core Training), WISCIENCE (Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement), and the STEM Diversity Network are presenting a series of three events focused on building inclusive communities, having social justice conversations, and helping students find their space in STEM at UW-Madison.


  • Tuesday, March 6, 6-7:30pm
  • MSC Lounge, 716 Langdon St
  • Enjoy some delicious food and share your thoughts on building inclusive communities and finding your space in the STEM fields at UW-Madison. Dinner provided. Please RSVP on Facebook @WISCFYIS. Event sponsored by the Multi-cultural Council.


  • Tuesday, March 13, 6-7:30pm
  • BioCommons, Steenbock Library, 550 Babcock Dr
  • Discussion on how to find inclusive environments where STEM students can thrive.
  • Panelists: Ann Fink, Center for Research on Gender & Women; Emilie Hofacker, DDEEA, Bukky A. Leonard, PEOPLE program


  • Monday, April 23, 6-7:30pm
  • 1610 Engineering Hall, 1415 Engineering Dr
  • Join us for Dr. Jerlando F.L. Jackson’s lecture: Responding to the National Mandate to Diversity the Scientific Workforce: A Decade of Research on African Americans in Computing. Dr. Jerlando F.L. Jackson is the Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education, and Director & Chief Research Scientist, Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory. Reception to follow in the Cheney Room.

Events are free and open to all university students, staff, and faculty.