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APS Gender Inclusive Physics Community

Connect with women and gender minorities, including transgender and nonbinary individuals, when you join the APS Gender Inclusive Physics Community.

When you join the APS Gender Inclusive Physics Community as an APS member, you’ll have opportunities to:

  • Gain a network to fuel your success and confidence
  • Learn how to tackle challenging situations
  • Mentor or be mentored by near-peers
  • Rise as an emerging leader
  • Amplify the voice of women and gender minorities in STEM

Attend in-person events throughout your undergraduate, graduate, and postdoc journeys, and learn in empowering virtual meetups on authentic topics.

Together, we are the future of physics.

Apply to join the community starting in Spring 2024.

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Upcoming Events & Experiences

Gender Inclusive Physics Community: Virtual 365 Connect

Build connections in the community and thrive. Our Virtual 365 Connect platform is a safe space for members only. Participate in real talk on authentic topics – with peers who get it. Attend our hosted events to learn how to tackle important issues as a women or gender diverse member of the physics community.

Contact the APS Gender Inclusive Physics Community team if you’re interested in speaking at an upcoming event.

March Meeting Student Reception

Attending APS March Meeting 2024 in Minneapolis? Don’t miss Tuesday evening’s Student Reception and celebrate the official launch of our community.

Explore March Meeting events

Conference for Graduate Women and Gender Minorities in Physics 2024

Formerly Advancing Graduate Leadership

Join us for a special leadership-focused event for graduate students and post-docs in physics. You’ll work in small groups on career-building strategies, make important connections, find out about mentoring opportunities, and strengthen your pursuit of excellence.

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Conferences for Undergraduate Women and Gender Minorities in Physics 2025

Formerly Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP)

Attend our yearly event in January across host universities in the United States and Canada. You’ll experience a three-day professional conference with keynote speakers, undergraduate networking, graduate school advice, and career-focused sessions.

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More Information

Discover more ways that APS is advancing gender inclusivity in physics.

Women in Physics Group Grants

Build your campus community.

Learn about the grants

STEP UP

A national community of science teachers inspiring the next generation of women in physics.

Join STEP UP

Scholarships & Awards for Women

Explore opportunities for funding and recognition.

Review the awards