Seminar Series, Striving towards inclusion in academic biology (Society for the Advancement of Biology Education)

An initiative in spring 2021 sponsored by the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) focused on promoting awareness, understanding, and commitment to change academic biology environments to be more inclusive. All 1-hour sessions will be virtual and administered through Zoom; sessions will be recorded and posted on the SABER website. This series is co-sponsored by Arizona State University’s HHMI Inclusive Excellence Project, the SEISMIC Collaboration, the Community College BIO INSITES, and the ASU RISE Center.

For a list of the events, dates, and Zoom links

Download the 2021 SABER Seminar Series, Striving towards inclusion in academic biology (PDF).

Or add it to your calendar, using this 2021 SABER Calendar link.

View the upcoming sessions for the SABER Series.

Structural racism, institutional transformation, and diversifying the STEM faculty

Kimberly Griffin, Ph.D., University of Maryland

Thursday, February 18th, 9 am PT

Download the Feb. 18th event flyer (PDF)

To attend, use the Zoom Link for Feb. 18th

The influence of kindness and community in broadening participation

Mica Estrada, Ph.D., UC San Francisco

Thursday, March 4th, 9 am PT

Download the Mar. 4th event flyer (PDF)

To attend, use the Zoom Link for Mar. 4th

Systemic disadvantages for LGBTQ professionals in STEM

Erin Cech, Ph.D., University of Michigan

Thursday, March 18th, 9 am PT

Download the Mar. 18 Event flyer (pdf)

To attend, use the Zoom Link for Mar. 18th

Disability culture in the academy: Stories, lessons & research

Anjali Forber-Pratt, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Thursday, April 1st, 9 am PT

Download the Apr. 1st Event flyer (PDF)

To attend, use the Zoom Link for Apr. 1st

Land of milk and “honey”: Confronting gendered experiences in field research

Katie Hinde, Ph.D., Arizona State University

Thursday, April 15th, 9 am PT

Download the Apr. 15th Event flyer (PDF)

To attend, use the Zoom Link for Apr. 15th

Nature-culture relations and engaging multiple ways of knowing

Megan Bang, Ph.D., Northwestern University

Thursday, April 29th, 9 am PT

Download the Apr. 29th Event flyer (PDF)

To attend, use the Zoom Link for April 29th

Beyond information: Walking the path of truth, reconciliation, and liberation to make academic biology more inclusive

Mays Imad, Ph.D., Pima Community College

Thursday, May 13th, 9 am PT

Download the May 13th Event flyer (PDF)

To attend, use the Zoom Link for May 13th