Campus Community and Student Organizations

Inclusion in Chemical Sciences at UW

Inclusion in Chemical Sciences (InCS) is an open society for University of Washington students who love chemistry. Their mission is to educate and empower students in science by providing a safe and open space for dialogue, mentorship, collaboration, camaraderie, and skill building through a variety of activities including guest speakers and panels, student-facilitated discussions, workshops, and outreach to primary, secondary, and post-secondary institutions. 


oSTEM empowers LGBTQ+ people in STEM to succeed personally, academically, and professionally by cultivating environments and communities that nurture innovation, leadership, and advocacy. Connect with oSTEM on instagram or Facebook.

UW Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

The national society is comprised of over 3,000 paid members along with more than 20,000 affiliates and partners from a diversity of disciplines, institutions, ethnic backgrounds, and levels along the educational trajectory. SACNAS members are dedicated to giving back through mentorship, peer networking, and professional development, and to engage in science research and leadership of the highest caliber. The organization and its members and affiliates are committed to encouraging minority students and scientists to advance to their utmost capability.

Students in Clean Energy (SCE)

Students in Clean Energy (SCE) is a student-led organization that facilitates inclusive opportunities for UW students to meet with clean energy professionals, and improves access to resources that help students make career decisions and secure jobs.

UW Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)

The WiSE program recruits and supports women of all ethnic backgrounds in science and engineering (S&E) and fosters a healthy academic and social environment for men and women in engineering at all levels of study. 

Seattle Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

The mission of the Seattle Area Chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is to create a broad interdisciplinary welcoming environment to advance the careers of women in science and technology and promote the participation of girls in the sciences. 

Chemistry Women Mentorship Network (ChemWMN)

The goal of our organization is to create a national network of women in chemistry to provide support, encouragement and mentorship for young women considering continuing their education or pursuing careers in academia.

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) -UW

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.