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500 Queer Scientists

LGBTQ+ individuals make important contributions to STEM fields every day, but their leadership often goes unrecognized. 500 Queer Scientists aims to boost visibility for LGBTQ+ people working in STEM by sharing their stories, highlighting role models, forming connections, and letting people know they are not alone. Submissions from users around the globe have well exceeded the goal of 500...

Graduate students and postdocs in the sciences may be interested in myIDP (Individual Development Plan), a free career planning tool offered by Science Careers and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This interactive planning tool is designed to help early-career scientists evaluate their own skills and interests, identify career paths that fit with their preferences, set...

STEM professionals who identify as LGBTQ+ can bolster their personal, academic, and professional success by connecting with like-minded folks in a supportive, empowering environment. That is the mission behind Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM), "the largest chapter-based organization focused on LGBTQ+ people in STEM." The professional network spans colleges,...
Switch, Pivot, or Quit Podcast

Looking for advice on personal and professional life? The Switch, Pivot, or Quit podcast may be of interest of interest. Hosted by Ahyiana Angel, a former sports publicist and current author, the podcast "shar[es] stories of women who have learned best practices through personal and professional development resulting in sound advice and actionable tips." With more 250 episodes, as of this...
The American Academy of Neurology: AANChannel

Practitioners and students preparing for careers in brain science and health will find useful, readily applicable information on this YouTube channel from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), an association of more than 36,000 neurology and neuroscience professionals (last featured in the 07-06-2018 Scout Report). Highlights include "NeuroBytes," a series of short videos (most are less than...