Achieving True Diversity in STEM


At SACNAS we’re achieving true diversity in STEM by cultivating and celebrating a community where you can be your whole self. Bring your diverse voices, experiences, backgrounds, and talents, and join us as a member today!

Who We Are

SACNAS – Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science – is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.




Leaders Trained Since 2009


Student + Professional Chapters


Research Presentations Since 2015


Community of Supporters

Wednesday, July 15 An announcement re: 2020 SACNAS — The National Diversity in STEM Conference In light of the ongoing pandemic we continue to lean on our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion — knowing that safe access to community…

At the beginning of January— the start of a new year and new decade— Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, shift7, and the Female Quotient launched #20for2020 to elevate the stories of extraordinary achievements by women. SACNAS founding member, scientist, and leader…

Join us in the beautiful city of Long Beach for 2020 SACNAS — The National Diversity in STEM Conference!Early bird rates end May 31, 2020.  REgister & Save Sign Up for Updates

Vouchers are available on a first come, first served basis to SACNAS student members and/or students registered for 2019 SACNAS - The National Diversity in STEM Conference

STUDENTS — Looking for a summer research opportunity? Search now on the SACNAS Opportunities Board. PROGRAM DIRECTORS — Looking to recruit for your summer research opportunity? Post for FREE on the SACNAS Opportunities Board! It only takes a few minutes…

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To be in a place where I am not the minority anymore, surrounded by highly educated people who have accomplished what is my dream to become, I was hit by hope and strength.
Sara Mena
Past Clemson University SACNAS Chapter Member