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.

If you need an accommodation to attend any of these events, please contact Heather Shimon at 608-263-6563 or