SEA Change
AAAS STEM Equity Achievement


SEA Change Membership

To become a SEA Change Member is to declare your values and principles.


At this moment in history, it is critically important that institutions declare who they are, what they value, and what they want to become. Adoption of the SEA Change Principles affirms that creating a truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a priority.

As a SEA Change Member, you’ll join a national network of institutions with a global presence that is leading the way in institutional transformation. Aligning with the SEA Change Principles as a Member sends a clear message to current and prospective students, faculty, staff, and donors about the kind of environment your institution strives to create.

SEA Change Members choose progress.

  • The opportunity to pursue Bronze, Silver, and Gold awards that recognize institutions for their commitment to and creation of sustainable systemic change through self-assessment will only available to SEA Change Members

    • The SEA Change staff is available for monthly consultations throughout the award application process

  • The community will contain Members-only areas where institutions can share and discuss strategies for self-assessment and action planning peer-to-peer in a safe space

  • The institute will serve as members’ one stop shop for resources on DEI in STEMM and higher education:

    • a regularly updated repository of research

    • issue-based convenings

    • courses on relevant topics

    • live and on-demand trainings, including the upcoming series in 2020 on the updated Handbook on Diversity and the Law


become a charter member of sea change

Institutions that join SEA Change as Members in 2019 and 2020 will be designated as Charter Members.

SEA Change Charter Members will serve as leaders in the transformation of the higher education community in the U.S. and will have the distinct opportunity to help shape the features that will define the evolution of SEA Change. Charter Members in good standing will reserve the right to use SEA Change Charter Member branding.

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