Broadening participation in S&E

Last year, NSF issued its first grants for NSF INCLUDES, a major addition to our portfolio of programs that seek to broaden participation in science and engineering (S&E). In January, I had a chance to meet with the recipients of those grants at our first meeting for principal investigators.NSF INCLUDES is based on a simple idea: … Continue reading Broadening participation in S&E


Preparing the next generation of scientists and innovators is crucial. But we also want to ensure that the new generation is more inclusive than the one preceding it, incorporating people from groups that have traditionally been underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Broadening participation in STEM education invites new ideas and … Continue reading INCLUDES