Entries by Joanna Friesner

DiversifyPlantPubs – Amplifying Underrepresented Voices

NAASC #DiversifyPlantPubs is simple and straight-forward. The NAASC DiversifyPlantSci Twitter account @DiversifyPlants re-tweets scientific articles, including pre-prints, written by scientists who self-identify as plant science researchers with diverse identity(ies). If you are Black, Indigenous, Latin@x, any race or ethnicity where you identify as a person of color, a woman, LGBTQIA+, occupy a social space or […]

DiversifyPlantSci Online Resource – A List of Plant Scientists that are Members of Under-Represented Groups

The North American Arabidopsis Steering Committee (NAASC) is committed to promoting a global plant sciences community that reflects the true diversity of all its members. To further this mission, members of the NAASC Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Committee (Dr Elizabeth Haswell , Dr Joanna Friesner , and Dr Jennifer Nemhauser) have created the DiversifyPlantSci online resource , a list of plant scientists that […]

NAASC Participation Awards for ICAR 2021 Are Open

NAASC will award participation awards to ICAR 2021-Virtual (June 21-25, 2021) via a competitive application process. Awards will partially or fully subsidize registration costs. NAASC is committed to increasing diversity of ICAR attendees and enabling broader participation and we focus on increasing participation in two categories: (1) Early-career participation (ECP) and (2) Inclusivity Scholars Program […]