Through our DEI efforts, we seek to grow and to learn about the ways in which we can foster difficult conversations around representation and enhance the experience of Iowa Engineers throughout their careers.
Participated in a DEI Workshop?
We'd like to hear about any DEI workshop or training that you've taken this year. Please fill out this brief form to tell us about any workshop participation (including BUILD, SafeZone, NCBI, as well as off-campus workshops or trainings).
Our council includes engineering students, faculty, and staff working together to promote a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Cultural and Identity-Based Engineering Student Organizations
Increasing the number of culturally responsible Black engineers and scientists who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development. Join the Familia!
SWE supports and empowers women in both their academic and professional careers and aspirations. All are welcome to attend SWE events, which include opportunities for professional development, socializing, volunteering, and outreach.
Providing LGBT+ individuals in STEM majors the resources they need for community, self-exploration, and professional development that is not offered in other spheres of campus life.
The Female Alliance of Civil Engineers exists to create a community on campus with the purpose of improving the networking opportunities for women and their allies within the Civil Engineering department at the University of Iowa.
Women in STEM Ambassadors (WiSA) is a community wishing to enrich their own lives and give back to the community. We organize educational and social events for members and plan outreach events for the wider community.
SACNAS chapters are a powerful and inclusive source of community that provides local and regional support for college students and professionals to succeed in STEM. Collectively, our chapters are the on-the-ground ambassadors behind SACNAS’ movement to achieve true diversity in STEM.
DEI Event Calendar
"The world is rich with diversity, which is reflected in the observances celebrated by its various cultures and populations. Knowledge of diversity holidays and celebrations can enhance diversity and inclusion efforts."
Explore widely recognized cultural observances.
REPORT A PROBLEM
The Office of Institutional Equity can provide you with complaint options (both informal and formal) and resources for bias, harassment, discrimination, equity, and sexual misconduct concerns.