Our Work

ASM is committed to advancing inclusive diversity with equity, access, and accountability (IDEAA) in the microbial sciences

Diversity Statements

The ASM diversity statements provide unwavering guidance for equity and inclusion efforts and mandate leaders’ and members’ behavior and practice, ultimately positioning the microbial sciences as one of the most inclusive, diverse, equitable, accessible and accountable fields in STEM. ASM exemplifies inclusive diversity with equity, access and accountability (IDEAA) in the microbial sciences. In practice, ASM works to create a diverse community and a culture of inclusion where all staff, volunteers, members and the community are respected, treated fairly and provided opportunities to develop professionally and excel in their chosen career pathway