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Diversity at BBS

Mission Statement

We are committed to maintaining a diverse student environment, and we encourage students from all backgrounds to apply to our program. If you join us you will receive the necessary support and mentorship both to thrive at Yale and to succeed in your future scientific career.

We offer numerous resources for students from underrepresented populations, as described in the links above. In particular, we strive to provide underrepresented minority students with role models and mentors among the faculty and give students opportunities to network with these faculty and with one another. Prospective and current students are encouraged to contact the BBS Director of Minority Affairs to learn more about the strategies, resources, and programs available to you. The Director of Minority Affairs, in concert with the School of Medicine's diversity office, administers the Yale BBS Diversity and Inclusion Collective (YBDIC).


Diversity at Yale BBS

Minority Affairs Leadership

The Yale BBS Diversity and Inclusion Collective (YBDIC)

The Yale BBS Diversity and Inclusion Collective (YBDIC) is committed to fostering the intellectual and personal growth of underrepresented minority (URM) students in the BBS. Our central mission focuses on a four-pronged approach: engagement, empowerment, outreach, and advancement.

Useful Links

Various resources across Yale University, Yale School of Medicine, and Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Yale Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (YSACNAS)