APS Committee on the Status of Women
The American Physical Society (APS) Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) was founded in 1972 to address the encouragement and career development of women physicists.
APS Committee on Minorities
The committee addresses the production, retention, and career development of minority physicists and gathers and maintains data on minorities in physics in support of these objectives.
National Society of Black Physicists
Founded in 1977 at Morgan State University, the mission of the National Society of Black Physicists is to promote the professional well-being of African-American physicists and physics students within the international
scientific community and within society at large.
National Society of Hispanic Physicists
The purpose of the society is to promote the professional well-being and recognize the accomplishments of Hispanic physicists within the scientific community of the U.S. and within society at large.
APS LGBTQ+ Physicists
This ad hoc committee of the American Physical Society advises the APS on the current status of LGBTQ+ issues in physics and provides recommendations for greater inclusion and engages physicists in laying the foundation for a more inclusive physics community.
AAS Committee on the Status of Minorities
The mission of the American Astronomical Society's Committee on the Status of Minorities is to enhance the participation of underrepresented minorities on astronomy at all levels of experience.
AAS Committee for Sexual Orientation and Gender Minorities
This American Astronomical Society committee works to promote equality for sexual orientation and gender minorities (SGMs) within the field of physics, including those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, intersex, questioning or queer, or asexual.