Useful Resources

Astronomy in Color external link

Members of the astronomy community committed to increasing diversity by recognizing, confronting and removing the barriers to racial equity and inclusion.


"Black Lives in Astronomy," a new 8-page resource guide by astronomer/educator Andrew Fraknoi, includes written and video resources about and by 25 black astronomers, as well as general materials to examine the history and issues facing black members of the astronomical community. 

Resources for Inclusive Astronomy (includes Diversity 101 links)external link

Resources that Astronomers might find useful to learn more about the topic of Diversity and Equity in STEM from the folks at AstroBetter.

Intersectionality 101external link

Dr. Olena Hankivsky provides a clear-language guide to intersectionality; we explore its key elements and characteristics, how it is distinct from other approaches to equity, and how it can be applied in research, policy, practice and teaching

Talking about Raceexternal link

Tools and guidance to talk about race from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture

Kevin Flaherty's Equity & Inclusion Linksexternal link

Collection of resources related to diversity and inclusiveness within Astronomy, and related fields, to aid in an understanding of biases, and how to break down these barriers to access.

Astronomy Alliesexternal link

Allies are a safe zone. This means that our primary purpose is to listen, and to provide you with a safe space to air your frustrations and talk through what you want to do next.

Resources for Making Astronomy Accessibleexternal link

This page contains information and resources on how to make astronomy accessible to people with disabilities from the folks at AstroBetter.

Bok Center Inclusive Teaching Strategiesexternal link

Inclusive teaching involves cultivating awareness of the dynamics that shape classroom experiences and impact learning.

Reimagining the Pipeline articleexternal link

BioScience article that shares strategies for building the agency of the scientific community to achieve greater diversity by highlighting four key action areas

IAU Working Group for Equity & Inclusionexternal link

IAU Working Group established to foster an inclusive environment of Astronomy in its many formats, including research, education and public outreach, for the benefit of humankind.

Science Capitalexternal link

Science capital is a recently established term developed to apply the concepts of social capital and cultural capital within a scientific context. Presented by NUSTEM.

Listen to Junoexternal link

Juno Captures the "Roar" of Jupiter. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Youtube.

The Nashville Recommendations for Inclusive Astronomyexternal link

In June 2015, 160 astronomers, sociologists, policy makers and community leaders convened the first Inclusive Astronomy meeting at Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, TN.

EIJC 2020 Planting the Seed Quotes on Equity and Inclusion