Diversity and Inclusion Events
Tandon-WEST and WEST FEST
Tandon School of Engineering Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (Tandon-WEST) is held twice a year at the Fall Open House and the Weekend on the Square admitted student event. Tandon-WEST provides prospective students and admitted students with the opportunity to find out about the accomplishments of NYU women in fields traditionally dominated by men.
WEST FEST is an event held each summer for accepted women students that provides them with the opportunity to meet fellow prospective students and connect with on-campus resources.
Find out more: Women at Tandon Programs and Initiatives
Our Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosts events and tours for special groups on campus such as Girl Scouts and middle school students, engages with K-12 visiting students during Summer of STEM program run by the Center for K-12 Education, and hosts annual events such as the NCWIT Aspirations Awards and Girls Talk Tech.
Each year NYU Tandon recognizes and promotes diversity and inclusion in STEM with two signature events:
Diversity in STEM
Since 2015, this annual summit has been furthering the school’s efforts to serve students from demographic groups currently underrepresented in the STEM fields. The all-day event brings to the school a wide array of participants to share ideas, inspire students, and prove the value of diverse, collaborative teams in solving the world’s most pressing issues.
Women in STEM
An initiative of the Division of Student Affairs, the Women's Summit exists to empower women students by building connections to faculty, alumna and each other, while providing resources for and promoting discussion of issues and topics relevant to women in STEM. Each year the Summit focuses on sharing knowledge, experience and expertise among women at the School of Engineering and in the STEM community at NYU’s Washington Square Campus.
Brooklyn Table Talk – A series of breakfasts that pair a Tandon alum with a small group of Tandon students from underrepresented minority groups.
Annual Forbes Idea Incubator Challenge – In partnership with Audi, up to 30 women students develop and present solutions for a challenge.
NYU wide events
NYU Tandon hosts programs in Brooklyn as part of University-wide celebrations
NYU Heritage Calendar
- September 15 - October 15 – Latinx Heritage Month
- October 11 – National Coming Out Day
- October – Pride Month
- November – Native American/Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month
- November 20 – National Transgender Day of Remembrance
- December – Faith and Spirituality
- February – Black History Month and MLK week
- March – Women's History Month
- April – Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month
- April 2nd Week – Ally Week
- June 19th – Juneteenth
See more annual observances and inclusion events we recognize as a community.