Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives
ICME faculty, students and staff strive to build a welcoming and inclusive community where people from diverse backgrounds thrive both scientifically and personally. We believe that a commitment to diversity is a commitment to excellence. ICME supports a number of programs aimed at fostering a vibrant culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
ICME Student Action Group
The ICME Student Action Group is a standing committee of ICME students. It includes both MS and PhD students organized in subcommittees to discuss MS and PhD specific topics. The Group consists of ICME student representatives that work alongside ICME Faculty and Staff on matters that concern the institute's educational mission, students’ life and the ICME community at large. These include, but are not limited to curriculum, research rotations, program requirements, qualifying exams, advisor-advisee relations, community events, student support.
Women in Math, Statistics, and Computational Engineering (WiMSCE)
Women in Math, Statistics, and Computational Engineering (WiMSCE, pronounced like “whimsy’’) is a student and faculty group at Stanford University established with the aim of retaining graduate women in higher education by providing opportunities to interact with their peers and mentors who are also conducting applied math research.
University & SoE Initiatives and Resources
Equity & Inclusion Initiatives
The goal of Stanford Engineering’s Equity and Inclusion Initiatives is to ensure a more just and equitable educational experience. SoE strives to create a nurturing, welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and beliefs.
Womxn of Color in Engineering (WOCE)
WOCE (pronounced “woke”) is a new initiative that seeks to create opportunities to gather Womxn* of Color graduate students in the School of Engineering by supporting year-long student-led programmatic efforts and collaborations across campus. Anyone of any gender and from all backgrounds who support these goals is welcome to attend events and join the group.
* "womxn” is an inclusive feminist term that encompasses people that identify as: female, femme, non-conforming, non-binary, and/or trans-people