Black Excellence in STEM (BE-STEM)

Join BE-STEM to support and mentor the next generation of Black scientists


About Us

The overall goal of BE-STEM is to increase Black representation in STEM and to mentor the next generation of Black scientists.

BE-STEM works to support Black graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at UCSF by:

  • Creating a safe and welcoming community
  • Representing the needs of the community
  • Advocating for their rights and interests
  • Promoting and facilitating recruitment and retention
  • Supporting professional development

10 Officers

80+ Members

30+ Events

Members Benefits

  • Enjoy a sense of community with other Black UCSF students
  • Networking and career opportunities
  • Participate in outreach activities
  • Be part of advocacy for Black students and scientists

Events & Activities

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Meeting new students with shared interest

BE-STEM Executive Council

Jaysón Davidson


Jasmine Sims


Andrea Sanders

Student Events Co-Chair

Imani Warren

Student Events Co-Chair

Trase Aguigam

Outreach Officer

Jaela Caston

Outreach Officer

Sydney Williams

Historian and Social Media Chair


Black Excellence in Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics

500 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco California 94143
United States