Proud to Have #PrideinSTEM

Updated June 8, 2021

Science Atlantic is founded on the values of inclusion, connection and promotion.

This is why we are proud to support the entire LGBTQIA2S STEM community in Atlantic Canada. 

In accordance with these values Science Atlantic created a Statement of Inclusivity to help ensure all our conferences are safe spaces that celebrate diverse voices. In May 2021, we started an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) group where members of the public are meeting to brainstorm ideas that can be turned into actions.

We want to connect our audience with the resources they need. Here are some organizations on a mission to increase the visibility and diversity of the Queer STEM and science community!

Notable dates: 

  • June: Pride Month and 
  • November 18: International Day of LGBTQ+ People in STEM


A host of helpful resources and great interviews with LGBTQ+ scientists to get and stay inspired.

#UniqueScientists (on hiatus)

Made by LGBTQ+ scientists, for LGBTQ+ scientists – this team promotes the stories of diversity and the #uniquejourney and they want to share yours too!

Pride in STEM

A charitable trust ran by LGBTQ+ scientists on a mission to challenge the mould of public perception.

500 Queer Scientists

The stories of 500 queer scientists who want to be mentors and role models for the current generation of LGBTQ+ scientists. Submit your own story too!


Non-profit professional association for LGBTQ+ people in the STEM community. With over 100 student chapters at colleges/universities and professional chapters in cities across the United States and abroad, oSTEM is the largest chapter-based organization focused on LGBTQ+ people in STEM.


A visibility and community building project aiming to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion for Queer folks in STEM across the Atlantic Provinces.

In other news...

2021-2022 Yearbook Out Now

Every year, Science Atlantic publishes a digital Yearbook celebrating and documenting the Student Award Winners from the previous conference season. 

2022-2023 Conference Season

We’re happy to announce a plan to return to in-person events for the 2022-23 conference year.  Here are confirmed locations

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