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STEM Professional Organizations

STEM Professional Organizations

  • 500 Queer Scientists
    • A visibility campaign for LGBTQ+ people and their allies working in STEM and STEM-supporting jobs — a group that collectively represents a powerful force of scientific progress and discovery. 1,317 stories and counting. We want to: ensure the next STEM generation has LGBTQ+ role models; help the current generation recognize they’re not alone; create opportunities for community connections and greater visibility within STEM.


  • Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM)
    • Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM), Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional association for LGBTQ+ people in the STEM community. With almost 90 student chapters at colleges/universities and professional chapters in cities across the United States and abroad, oSTEM is the largest chapter-based organization focused on LGBTQ+ people in STEM.

  • Pride in STEM
    • Pride in STEM is a charitable trust run by an independent group of LGBT+ scientists & engineers from around the world. Proud of who we are and what we do. We aim to showcase and support all LGBT+ people in STEM fields.

  • 39 LGBTQ+ STEM Innovators and Resources
    • A guide published by Columbia University’s Engineering Boot Camp programs. This resource highlights inspiring, innovative individuals and organizations that have supported, celebrated, and/or made significant contributions to the LGBTQ+ tech community. The guide helps identify organizations and networking opportunities for those in the LGBTQ+ community and provides credible external resources to help this underrepresented population explore and grow in STEM.