#STEMforBLM Resources – an anti-racism resource list for STEM communities
Black Lives Matter | Resources (Everlane; covers general resources for involvement, education, and support of Black-owned businesses)
Resources for Accountability and Actions for Black Lives (compiled by Carlisa Johnson)
Anti-racism Resources (compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein)
Petitions, donation campaigns, and phone numbers/emails to contact (compiled by @ambivaIcnt)
How to Support During the Black Lives Matter Movement
Justice in June – schedule for working through readings and other educational materials (compiled by Autumn Gupta with Bryanna Wallace’s oversight)
Resources from the #ShutDownStem/#ShutDownAcademia project
Laureates and Leaders – an MIT program that supports URMs pursue graduate degrees
BEAPP – an application assistance program led by MIT graduate students to incoming BE applicants from underrepresented groups
Converge: invites underrepresented and underserved students to MIT to tour graduate programs
MSRP: summer research program to recruit diverse graduate applicants
Piazza – Ask questions anonymously to your peers, upperclassmen, and department admin
MIT Alumni Directory – Reach out to BE alum!
TA Bible – How to be the very best TA
Biorender – Tool for creating figures. Equipped with many common biological motifs
A Brief List of Department Contacts
Angela Belcher (firstname.lastname@example.org): The head of the BE department, Angie welcomes feedback and suggestions on all facets of department life.
Michael Birnbaum (email@example.com): Co-chair of the BE Undergraduate committee.
Forest White (firstname.lastname@example.org): Co-chair of the BE Undergraduate committee.
Cathy Greene (email@example.com, 16-267): Cathy is the beloved mom of BE undergrads, and can help you or point you in the right direction with pretty much anything, be it class registration or a mouse in the lounge.
Dan Darling (firstname.lastname@example.org, 16-257): Dan is your go-to person for professional development; watch out for his emails about open job/UROP postings!
BE-IT (email@example.com, 56-205): Aran and Alexis are our ever-busy IT staff, and helped set up this website! Direct IT questions (e.g. lounge computer issues) to them.