Caltech Center for Diversity


Wishing our Caltech Community well as the world continues to grieve and process the tragedies happening locally and abroad. Please reach out to us if we can be of support. Big transitions are in the making here at the Center for Diversity so stay tuned for new announcements.
 Next week we will be welcoming 13 students into our Freshman Summer Research Institute 2016.We would also like to wish Eva well as she leaves Caltech for her new journey at CalArts! In the coming weeks we will be unveiling our new programs and fall initiatives. 
Please "like" our new Facebook Page! We will be posting all of our events and information for the Caltech community.
This Week @ CCD!
Upcoming Events
Community Events


Quick Peek
Monday, July 4:

Happy 4th of July!
Tuesday, July 5:
Happy Tuesday!
Wednesday, July 6:
Grad & Postdoc Women’s Lunch
12-1pm, CSS 2nd Floor Common
Thursday, July 7:
12-1pm, CCD Conference Room 257 

URM Program SURF: All About Mentoring
7-9pm, CSS 2nd Floor Common
Friday, July 8:
Happy Friday!

This Week @ CCD!

Wed., Jul. 6, Grad & Postdoc Women’s Lunch, 12-1PM, CSS 2nd Floor Common
This is the regular lunch meeting for Graduate & Postdoc Women to discuss topics pertinent to their academic, professional and personal lives.  Lunch Provided. Contact Erin-Kate Escobar
Thu., Jul. 7, Grad Chat, 12-1PM, CCD Conference Room 257
This is a discussion facilitated by Dr. Maggie Ateia and open to URM identified graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This closed and confidential session provides a safe space to address issues of inclusion and equity. Lunch provided.
Thu., Jul. 7, All About Mentoring, 7-9PM, CSS 2nd Floor Common

Join the Caltech Center for Diversity and Staff-Faculty Programs for an evening of dinner and conversation.  Current Grads and postdocs will offer some of their advice on how to navigate the world of STEM by finding coaches, mentors, and sponsors along the way.  Take this opportunity to connect with Caltech’s student groups such as the National Society of Black Engineers, Black Students of California Institute of Technology, Club Latino and Caltech Latino Association of Students in Engineering and Sciences.

Coming Soon @ CCD!

Community Announcements

2016 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
As part of Google's ongoing commitment to increase the number of women in engineering, we are excited to offer travel grants to the 2016 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference taking place in Houston, Texas from October 19 - 21, 2016. Once again, this year’s conference will offer incredible opportunities for mentoring, networking and career development.
University students and industry professionals in the US and Canada who are excelling in technology and passionate about supporting women in tech can apply for a travel grant to attend the 2016 Grace Hopper conference.
Sponsorship includes:
  • Conference registration
  • Round trip flight to Houston, TX (from within the US or Canada)
  • $75 USD reimbursement for miscellaneous travel costs  
  • Arranged hotel accommodations from October 18-22
  • A fun event with your travel grant recipients on one of the evenings of the conference!
Please apply here by Sunday, July 10, 2016. The Grace Hopper Travel Sponsorship winners will be announced by July 27th.
For questions, please email



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