2023 STEM Diversity Conferences

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


CMD-IT LogoCMD-IT/ACM Richard tapia celebration of diversity in computing Conference
Dates: September 13 to 15, 2023
Location: Texas
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.




September 14-16, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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.”

October 13th & 14th at Princeton University

“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.”


Anita Borg Grace Hopper Celebration
September 26-29, 2023
Grace Hopper Travel Scholarship
“AnitaB.org 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!



Great Minds in STEM logo
October 11-14, 2023
Location: Pasadena, CA



AISES LogoOctober 19 to 21, 2023
Location: Spokane, Washington

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.


Society of women engineers national conference

October 26-28, 2023
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Conference Website


Sacnas logosacnas national diversity in stem conference  
October 26 to 28, 2023
Location: Portland, Oregon
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.


society of hispanic professional engineers conference
November 1 to 5, 2023
Salt Lake City, Utah
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.
SHPE Conference Website




annual biomedical reseaRch conference for minority students
November 15-18-2023

Location: Phoenix, AZ
“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 9-12, 2023
Location: Anaheim, CA
oSTEM’s awards programs recognize the achievements of our members, chapters, and supporters during the oSTEM Annual Conference.

Afrotech conferenceNovember 1 to 5, 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 2024
National Society of Black Engineers
Dates: March 20 to 24, 2024
Location: Atlanta, GA
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.”
NSBE Website


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