American Society of Civil Engineers

Inclusion and Diversity

Here at Temple’s student chapter of ASCE, we strive to promote inclusion and celebrate diversity. We uphold ASCE’s policy regarding justice, equity , diversity, and inclusion as described below:

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) fosters a fully inclusive culture that celebrates individual uniqueness, engenders a sense of belonging, and promotes equitable opportunity for all people to participate as members and stakeholders of the civil engineering community regardless of identity. ASCE and its members are committed to inclusive engineering problem solving that recognizes, values, and addresses the unique needs of diverse demographic, social, economic, and cultural groups when considering, balancing, and mitigating societal, environmental, and economic impacts of our work. This includes a commitment to:

  • Eradicating discrimination and harassment in all its forms;
  • Building mutually beneficial partnerships with engineering and non-engineering organizations to bolster the collective impact of our efforts;
  • Advancing a research agenda centered on equitable and inclusive engineering education, research, and practice;
  • Promoting accountability and the use of best practices for diversity, equity, and inclusion in leadership, engagement, communications, and partnerships; and
  • Fulfilling our roles as leaders, major contributors, or supporters toward the attainment of each of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.