Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility and Belonging (DEIAB) Committee

The APPA Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility and Belonging committee was established to ensure that the practices of the Association are aligned with its values. Our mission is to promote and integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within the APPA mission and all organizational practices, policies, and structures. The DEIAB committee is led by the Membership Chair, all other members of APPA are invited to participate in committee meetings and other activities. Recent projects include revising the APPA code of conduct, planning DEIAB-focused webinars, and developing speaker guidelines to help ensure inclusive research practices.

Current roster:

  • Cristiane Duarte (Committee Co-Chair)
  • Mariely Hernandez
  • Catalina Lopez-Quintero
  • Claudia Lugo
  • Anna Van Meter (Committee Chair and APPA Membership Chair)
  • Nehal Vadhan
  • Helen Wilson