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National Committees and Organizations 


CSWP Conference in 2017

 APS Committee on the Status of Women
 The American Physical Society (APS) Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) was   founded in 1972 to address the encouragement and career development of women physicists. 




APS Committee on Minorities

 APS Committee on Minorities
 The committee addresses the production, retention, and career development of minority physicists   and gathers and maintains data on minorities in physics in support of these objectives.




 National Society of Black Physicists

 National Society of Black Physicists
 Founded in 1977 at Morgan State University, the mission of the National Society of Black Physicists is to promote   the professional well-being of African-American physicists and physics students within the international
 scientific community and within society at large.







Hispanic Physicists National Society of Hispanic Physicists
 The purpose of the society is to promote the professional well-being and recognize the accomplishments of   Hispanic physicists within the scientific community of the U.S. and within society at large.








LGBT Climate Change Report


APS LGBTQ+ Physicists
This ad hoc committee of the American Physical Society advises the APS on the current status of LGBTQ+ issues in physics and provides recommendations for greater inclusion and engages physicists in laying the foundation for a more inclusive physics community. 






Minority Status

 AAS Committee on the Status of Minorities
 The mission of the American Astronomical Society's Committee on the Status of Minorities is to enhance the   participation of underrepresented minorities on astronomy at all levels of experience. 










AAS for Sexual Orientation and Gender Logo

 AAS Committee for Sexual Orientation and Gender Minorities
 This American Astronomical Society committee works to promote equality for sexual orientation and gender     minorities (SGMs) within the field of physics, including those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual,
 transgender, intersex, questioning or queer, or asexual.








Last Updated: 6/20/19