About SACNAS: The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is an inclusive organization that fosters and supports the growth of underrepresented minorities in STEM from all education levels. To learn more about SACNAS please visit http://sacnas.org/
History: SACNAS was founded in 1973 by a small group of Chicanos and Native American scientists who sought to increase diversity in STEM. To learn more about SACNAS’ history please visit the following link https://vimeo.com/26779001
Vanderbilt SACNAS chapter: The Vanderbilt SACNAS chapter is an all-inclusive student run chapter that welcomes anyone who has the desire to support and contribute to fostering scientists from underrepresented communities. The chapter is comprised of graduate students, postdoctoral trainees and faculty.
1. Increase our membership.
2. Provide a community that supports and fosters our members.
3. Increase outreach to our local communities.