Dismantling Systemic Racism and Barriers Leading to Equitable Representation in STEM.
At R-RIGHTS, we envision a world where every individual, regardless of their racial or ethnic background, shapes a thriving STEM ecosystem marked by groundbreaking innovations that advance global health and nurture the well-being of STEM professionals and students.
Our future celebrates diversity, eliminates systematic disparities, and collectively drives transformative breakthroughs through a race-conscious approach to STEM innovation.
We aim for a STEM workforce reflecting the rich diversity of our communities, where success transcends race, ethnicity, gender, geography, and socio-economic factors, celebrating these differences as sources of beauty and innovation propelling us towards greater discoveries and progress.
HOW WE DRIVE CHANGE
R-RIGHTS, driven by the commitment to dismantle systemic racism and foster equitable representation in STEM fields, has the potential to drive significant change in the following ways:
Promotes equity and inclusion in STEM education and employment.
Research race, ethnicity, and mental/physical health intersections in STEM.
Raises awareness of systemic racism in STEM.
Collaborates with organizations for an anti-racist STEM future.
Provides mentorship and career support to underrepresented STEM groups.
Research barriers for underrepresented STEM groups.
Develops anti-racism and inclusion programs in STEM
Advocates against anti-blackness in STEM policies.