Category Archives: ROOT&SHOOT

Rooting Out Oppression Together. Equity Assessment of ASPB and CSPB Activities and Processes

Professional societies exist to support all their members, and scientific conferences and journals are intended to serve all equitably. We want to hear from you about your experiences navigating your professional spheres, so that we can collectively identify and work … Continue reading

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What is ROOT&SHOOT?

Early in 2021, the US National Science Foundation (NSF) posted an annoucement about a new type of funding opportunity, called LEAding cultural change through Professional Societies (LEAPS) of Biology. The NSF is is committed to supporting efforts that use evidence-based … Continue reading

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ShutDownSTEM, Day of Reflection: June 10, 2020

On June 10, 2020, academics and scientists were asked to step away from their business and usual, to have a “Day of Reflection”. We were urged to spend the day learning about how racism affects everyone and to ponder how … Continue reading

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