Diversity in Nutrition and Health Sciences

ASN Foundation’s funding initiative to support underrepresented groups in our field

Contribute by December 31, 2021 to become a Founding Donor.

Help the ASN Foundation kick off this important effort in 2021. Every contribution counts.

To advance the science, education, and practice of nutrition it will take the entire nutrition community.

On behalf of the ASN Foundation, I invite you to join me and our colleagues throughout the nutrition and public health community in this effort to grow and seize opportunities.

– Catherine E. Woteki, PhD
Chair, ASN Foundation Board of Trustees

Help us break down barriers.

 

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Join the ASN Foundation in sustaining ongoing programs to support the growth of underrepresented groups and ensure appropriate representation across ASN.

 

Your financial contribution will generate new opportunities and pathways of success for underrepresented groups by:

  • Encouraging research on nutrition health disparities.
  • Recruiting and increasing underrepresented group membership and participation within ASN and its volunteer leadership structure
  • Developing opportunities for research advancement and growth in professional practices.
  • Establishing scholarships, grants, and subsidies to support educational opportunities
  • and more!
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Diversity is the fundamental strength of our professional society.

Varied voices and backgrounds are integral to the future of ASN and the field of nutrition.

According to the National Science Foundation, women, persons with disabilities, and underrepresented minority groups, which include African Americans (or Blacks), American Indians and Alaska Natives, Hispanics (or Latinos), Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders are underrepresented at many career stages in health-related sciences on a national basis.1   

Learn more about this initiative

Contribute by December 31, 2021 to become a Founding Donor.

Help the ASN Foundation kick off this important effort in 2021. Every contribution counts.

1National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. 2019. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2019. Special Report NSF 19-304. Alexandria, VA. Available at www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/.