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Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion at AGU

As an organization that serves a large, global community of Earth and space scientists, AGU is committed to efforts promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our recently adopted strategic plan works toward the vision that “Diversity and Inclusion are recognized and celebrated as being essential for the success of AGU, its members, and the global Earth and Space Science enterprise." We encourage you to learn more about our work, our progress, and how to get involved. 

Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Plan

Download a PDF copy of AGU's Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Plan adopted in December 2018.

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AGU Ethics and Equity Center

The AGU Ethics and Equity Center provides resources to educate, promote and ensure responsible scientific conduct and establish tools, practices, and data for organizations to foster a positive work climate in science.
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Diversity resources
Section membership demographics (PDF) –  Explore our 2018 section demographics by career stage and gender by downloading our PDF report.
Selection committee analysis (PDF) – Review the diversity of Union awards, medals, and prizes selection committees for 2018. 
How to get involved
Berkner Fellowship – This fellowship is awarded to early career scientists and students under 35 years of age who are citizens of countries designated by the World Bank as “low” or “lower-middle” income per capita.
AGU Bridge Program – This program is part of the Inclusive Graduate Education Network (IGEN), an effort to develop, adopt, and share inclusive practices for recruiting, admitting, and retaining women and underrepresented minorities in physics Ph.D. programs.
Mentoring programs – AGU offers a number of mentoring programs to help students and early career scientists from diverse backgrounds build successful careers and networks.