GSAS Office of Diversity and Minority Affairs

Dr. Sheila Thomas, Dean for Academic Programs and Diversity, 617-495-5315

Minority Biomedical Students at Harvard (MBSH)
Minority Biomedical Students at Harvard is a student organization of the Division of Medical Sciences, the Graduate School’s interfaculty PhD program with Harvard Medical School. The mission of MBSH is to create a sense of community amongst the minority graduate and postdoctoral scholars working in the biomedical sciences. It publishes a weekly newsletter that includes links to numerous events of interest, including research seminars, seminars for professional development, job postings, and updates on accomplishments of MBSH members.

W. E. B. Du Bois Graduate Society is an organization of GSAS students and others devoted to addressing minority issues. The aims of the society are twofold: to be a forum where students can meet to discuss concerns of race and ethnicity, and to provide a social, intellectual, and political institution for minority student activities. In addition, the society wishes to serve as a liaison to welcome new and visiting minority scholars to the Harvard community.

Harvard Native American Program brings together Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students and interested individuals from the Harvard community for the purpose of advancing the well-being of indigenous peoples through self-determination, academic achievement, and community service.

Harvard SACNAS Chapter Student Chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Harvard Black Graduate Student Alliance (HBGSA), formerly known as the Black Graduate Alliance, is an officially recognized Harvard University-wide student group. In its eighth year, the organization was created to foster a greater sense of unity among the various Black communities across all twelve of the Harvard University Graduate schools.