Creating an inclusive climate is primarily the responsibility of faculty, hence the main interventions are focused on faculty within a graduate major. There are three types

Inclusion workshops: with goals of increasing awareness of identities, micro-aggressions, and systemic effects, with first steps to practice.

Data driven change: groups of faculty examining admission, retention, graduation, and placement data with a critical lens for systemic inequities.

Design-thinking workshops: a series of brainstorming exercises to design an inclusive graduate program.

Since surveys indicate graduate students can experience negative interactions from their peers and postdocs, we are also running inclusion workshops for graduate peers and postdocs.

Specific interventions by members within the NIC: