This week’s BWN Friday Post brings you a recent commentary published in Neuron discussing whether diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives have made progress on addressing systemic barriers faced by historically excluded scientists within the neuroscience community.
Women of Silicon Valley celebrates Native American folks in STEM and shares the stories of 18 scientists, technologists, and educators. Read the list here.
University of Arizona offers a 10-week summer internship introducing Native American students to biomedical research. Read about the experiences of the program director and the students here.
A free, online Native American Science Curriculum, funded by the National Science Foundation, that aim to bridge Western science perspectives with Indigenous philosophies and knowledge. View the materials here.
This week’s BWN Friday Post brings you a newly published study by Weigard, Loviska, and Belz that rebukes the claim that women’s hormones causes emotional variance that are difficult to account for in experimental research — which has been a longstanding assumption behind why women are often excluded from research partcipation.