AccessINCLUDES, funded by the National Science Foundation, is hosting a virtual capacity building institute (CBI) on Universal Design and Accessibility in Broadening Participation Efforts. The CBI brings together faculty, BPC leaders, and disability experts to address topics on increasing the participation of individuals with disabilities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) classrooms, meetings and other online activities.

The CBI will be held on Friday, April 30, 2021 from 12 PM ET – 2:50 PM ET. Registration instructions can be found by clicking here, and those interested are encouraged to invite their colleagues interested in broadening participation in STEM.  For questions, please contact

This CBI is sponsored by AccessINCLUDES at the University of Washington.  AccessINCLUDES aims to help INCLUDES Network and broadening participation in STEM efforts become better prepared to address disability-related issues; make project activities welcoming and accessible to individuals with disabilities; design accessible project resources and products; and develop collaborations that are inclusive of individuals with disabilities.