STEM Diversity Conferences in 2023

this page will be updated regularly as travel scholarships and registration information become available.


Dates: May 16-19, 2022
Location: Virtual





Latina in Tech Summit
Dates: May 18-20, 2022
Location: Virtual

Since 2017, the Latinas in Tech Summit has hosted an annual conference to bring together influential Latinas working in tech. In addition to networking with other Latinas in Tech attendees have the opportunity to participate in a pitch competition. Got a start up idea?  Pitch your idea no later than April 22nd.

Dates: June  September 7 to 10, 2022
Location: San Diego, CA
Launched in 2014, the mission of the cis to inspire, engage, and advance women in technology, whether in industry, academia, or government. The vision for the conference is to provide attendees with the opportunity to create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing and provide support through highly interactive sessions designed to foster discussion and collaboration.

CMD-IT LogoCMD-IT/ACM Richard tapia celebration of diversity in computing Conference
Dates: September 7 to 10, 2022
Location:  Washington, D.C
The goal of the Tapia Conferences is for undergraduates and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities to celebrate diversity in computing.
Registration opens June 2022



September 8-10, 2022 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
GEM Annual Conference provides a wealth of resources for everyone – Networking opportunities, career options and coaching, information on innovations and advancements in STEM, and the many benefits of being a part of the GEM Family.”

Inclusion in Science Learning a New Direction, a conference on disability and STEM.
September 16th and 17th, 2022
Location: Princeton, New Jersey

“Since 2010, the Inclusion in Science Learning A New Direction (ISLAND) conference on disability and STEM has provided a forum to address how persons with disabilities can be more fully integrated into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This is a space for professionals, students, researchers, access technology developers, parents, and service providers to meet and network for this purpose.”


Grace Hopper CelebrationAnita Borg Grace Hopper Celebration
September 20-23, 2022
Grace Hopper Travel Scholarship
“ produces Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) in collaboration with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).  GHC is the world’s largest gathering of women and non-binary technologists. Those who attend GHC gain access to career and academic workshops, networking opportunities, inspirational role models, and memories that will last a lifetime!

For 2022, GHC will be going hybrid! GHC Scholars will participate in the virtual component of GHC and receive exclusive opportunities such as pre-GHC programming, professional development, and networking opportunities.


Great Minds in STEM logo
October 5-8, 2022
Location: Pasadena, CA


AISES LogoOctober 6 to 8, 2022
Location: Palm Springs, CA

The annual AISES National Conference is a one-of-a-kind, three-day event focusing on educational, professional and workforce development! Attendees include Indigenous high school and college students, educators, professionals, tribal nations and tribal enterprises, universities, corporations, and government agencies.

SWE conference logoSociety of women engineers national conference

October 20-22, 2022
Location: Houston, Texas


Sacnas logosacnas national diversity in stem conference  
October 27 to 29, 2022
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
The largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event in the country, the SACNAS conference is a gathering which serves to equip, empower, and energize participants for their academic and professional paths in STEM. Over the course of the event, college-level through professional attendees are immersed in cutting-edge STEM research, professional development sessions, motivational keynote speakers, and the Graduate School & Career Expo Hall, as well as multicultural celebrations and traditions, and an inclusive and welcoming community of peers, mentors, and role models.

Travel Scholarships are available for Undergraduate students interested in pursuing a higher education in a STEM field and enrolled in a two-year or four-year college/university AND Graduate students enrolled in  STEM programs.

Now Available Deadline to Apply: April 15, 2022

Present your Research! Deadline to Submit April 15, 2022



SHPE Conference Logosociety of hispanic professional engineers conference
November 2 to 6, 2022
Charlotte, North Carolina
In 1978 SHPE’s first ever conference took place in Los Angeles, California with the intent to put a sense of familia in the organization.  Today SHPE is larger than ever and has a multitude of events in addition to the National Conference.  Despite its size SHPE still manages to maintain that sense of familia in all of their programming and initiatives.


ABRCMS Conference logoannual biomedical reseaRch conference for minority students
November 9-2022

Location: Anaheim, CA
“The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) is one of the largest communities of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students attend this conference to present their research, enhance professional development skills, explore graduate schools, and network. Research faculty and program directors play an essential role in mentoring students and learning strategies for facilitating student success.”

ostem logoNovember 10-13, 2022
Location: Boston, MA
oSTEM’s awards programs recognize the achievements of our members, chapters, and supporters during the oSTEM Annual Conference.

Afrotech conferenceNovember 13 to 17, 2022
Location: Austin, Texas
AFROTECH™ is the largest series of multicultural tech experiences in the United States, bringing together engineers, venture capitalists, recruiters, technologists, and culture enthusiasts from all over the world. It is the definitive conference that brings leaders in technology and business together to exchange ideas and build a strong Black tech community

MARCH 2023
National Society of Black Engineers
Dates: TBD
Location: TBD
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is one of the largest student-governed organizations based in the United States. NSBE, founded in 1975, supports and promotes the aspirations of collegiate and pre-collegiate students and technical professionals in engineering and technology.

“With more than 600 chapters and more than 24,000 active members in the U.S. and abroad, NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.”


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