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We are committed to increasing the diversity and inclusiveness of the University of Washington community. We welcome and encourage talented individuals of all racial, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and disabilities to join us in our pursuit of knowledge and a better world.


UW Women in Chemical Sciences

Women in Chemical Sciences (WCS-UW) is a student group at the University of Washington.  Our mission is to educate and empower women in science and their supporters by providing a safe and open space for dialogue, mentorship, collaboration, camaraderie, and skill building through a variety of activities including guest speakers and panels, student-facilitated discussions, workshops, and outreach to primary, secondary, and post-secondary institutions.


UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

We create pathways for diverse populations to access postsecondary opportunities, nurture and support their academic success, and cultivate a campus climate that enriches the educational experience for all.



oSTEM empowers LGBTQ+ people in STEM to succeed personally, academically, and professionally by cultivating environments and communities that nurture innovation, leadership, and advocacy


UW Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

The national society is comprised of over 3,000 paid members along with more than 20,000 affiliates and partners from a diversity of disciplines, institutions, ethnic backgrounds, and levels along the educational trajectory. SACNAS members are dedicated to giving back through mentorship, peer networking, and professional development, and to engage in science research and leadership of the highest caliber. The organization and its members and affiliates are committed to encouraging minority students and scientists to advance to their utmost capability.


UW Diversity in Clean Energy

Diversity in Clean Energy (DICE) is a student-led organization focused on diversity and equal opportunity in clean tech. DICE facilitates connections between students and professionals in cleantech by holding EnergyHour meetings with industry speakers once a month and by hosting career talks over coffee with Clean Energy Institute seminar speakers.


UW Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)

The WiSE program recruits and supports women of all ethnic backgrounds in science and engineering (S&E) and fosters a healthy academic and social environment for men and women in engineering at all levels of study.


Seattle Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

The mission of the Seattle Area Chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is to create a broad interdisciplinary welcoming environment to advance the careers of women in science and technology and promote the participation of girls in the sciences.


Chemistry Women Mentorship Network (ChemWMN)

The Goal of our organization is to create a national network of women in chemistry to provide support, encouragement and mentorship for young women considering continuing their education or pursuing careers in academia




Mailing Address

Department of Chemistry
University of Washington
Box 351700
Seattle, WA 98195-1700

(206) 543-1610
(206) 685-8665 (fax)

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