Don't miss the 2018 DiscoverE Global Marathon!
The Future is Now: Inspiring Women in Engineering and Technology

The 2018 Global Marathon is a FREE opportunity to learn and engage about women in engineering and technology & is designed to fit into busy schedules.

Each person who individually registers and attends at least one, full session will be eligible for an eGift card drawing.

For more information or to register, check out:

What's happening with the Suggested Changes to ABET Criterion 3 & 5?

The Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) General Criteria for Baccalaureate Programs is approved for implementation in the 2019 – 2020 Cycle. The revised criteria can be found in the back of the 2018 – 2019 EAC General Criteria. For more information on ABET changes, see the website

The changed sections are:

ASEE Call for Nominations for Best Diversity Papers

The Diversity Committee seeks nominations for Best Diversity Papers from the Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah as well as from all section and zone meetings within the 2017/2018 year. Please see details at

Student Essay & Video Contest Open!

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) envisions widespread, inclusive, and equitable environments in engineering, academia, and industry that embrace individual differences and leverage diversity for a better engineered tomorrow. The 2017-2018 year celebrates ASEE's 125 years at the heart of engineering education. The ASEE Diversity Committee honors this celebration with a focus on diverse teams in engineering and engineering education, because teamwork is at the heart of engineering.

Students from a broad range of backgrounds and among various grade levels (P12, undergraduate, and graduate) are invited to share their perspective on diversity in engineering teams by submitting an entry into the essay and/or video contests. Each entry should clearly answer the prompt provided below and follow all contest rules. To learn about the contest and see submissions from past winners, check out:

PRISM Articles
As part of the year of action, ASEE's publication PRISM included a featured 1-page article on an aspect of diversity.
Issue Title Author(s)
September 2014 A YEAR OF ACTION ON DIVERSITY Diversity Committee
October 2014 AN UNSUITABLE JOB FOR A WOMAN? Adrienne Minerick
November 2014 UNSEEN DIFFERENCES Deborah A. Trytten, Cindy E. Foor, Teri J. Murphy, Randa L. Shehab, Susan E. Walden, and Rui Pan
January 2015 WHAT WORKS?
Elizabeth Holloway
February 2015 HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Lorie Groll, Teri Reed, and Monica Cox
March/April 2015 A WAY UP FOR
Donna Riley
Consider Adding a Delegate to the Diversity Committee from your Divsion/Section/Zone.

Any Division, Section, or Zone can nominate a delegate to the Diversity Committee by adding a commitment to diversity to their Bylaws. Sample language, that can be adapted as the unit sees fit, is:

The ______ Division (section/zone) is also committed to promoting the inclusion and education of diverse individuals and embracing diverse ideas in the professions of engineering and engineering technology. The ____ Division (section/zone) recognizes that diversity is strength in creativity, broadness of new ideas, and embracing new perspectives to arrive at the most truly innovative, resource-smart solutions possible.

Past Events

ASEE Diversity Committee Sessions at the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Check out the summaries of the many sessions that were sponsored by the ASEE Diversity Committee at the annual conference! Click here for the list of sessions.

Safe Zone Workshop Resources

Some resources from the Safe Zone Workshops are available here.