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UNC Links for Graduate Students

Training Initiatives in Biomedical and Biological Sciences (TIBBS)

LGBTQ Center List of Graduate/Professional Groups at UNC


Medical Student Groups

Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)

Medical Student Pride Alliance (MSPA)

Student National Medical Organization (SNMA, national website)

SNMA (award-winning UNC chapter)


Local Women in Science Groups

UNC AM_WISE – Allies for Minorities and Women in Science and Engineering

UNC WInS – Women in Science

UNC Women in Science Deserve Opportunities and Mentoring (WISDOM)

GWIS – Graduate Women in Science

WIB – Women in Bio

Department of Women’s & Gender Studies – Women and Science 


Other Graduate Student Groups

UNC SPAG – Science Policy Advocacy Group


National Women in Science/Medicine Groups

AWIS – Association for Women in Science

AMWA – American Medical Women’s Association


MD-PhD Women in Science Groups

Johns Hopkins – Association of Women Student MD-PhDs (AWSM)

U. Penn. – Association of Women Student MD-PhDs (AWSM)

Weill Cornell, Rockefeller, Sloan-Kettering – The Female Association for Clinicians, Educators, and Scientists (FACES)


National Support for Women and Minorities in Science

NIH Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers

NIH Women in Science Newsletter

NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) – Career Development

STEM and STEAM – A Guide for Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities


State of MD/PhD Programs

NIH 2014 Report on the Physician-Scientist Workforce

NIH Strategies to Enhance Diversity in the Physician-Scientist Workforce


Relevant External Websites

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

AcaDames Podcast

Carolina Women’s Center

The Moxie Project – UNC


Lean In

The Rosalind Franklin Society

Take the Lead Women

Tips for getting girls involved in STEM

STEM Women

Blog – Cynthia Bulik, PhD

National Equal Pay Day

The Representation Project

Grandma Got STEM

Women in STEM –

History of Women in Science

Blog – Ada Lovelace

Women in STEM – Closing the Gender Gap

A Guide for Women Entrepreneurs in Edtech: Driving the Future of Female Leadership in Technology

Resources for Women in Computer Technology – Purdue University


Funding for Women in Science

PEO International – Philanthropic Educational Organization International

AWIS – Association for Women in Science

GWIS – Graduate Women in Science

NSF ADVANCE – Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers

L’Oréal USA Fellowships for Women in Science program

US Scholarships and Grants

Clinton Global Initiative University

Nature Awards for Women

Additional STEM Scholarships