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The Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education supports WPI students through various networks and groups, financial aid information, outreach programs, and so much more.

Academic Development

ODIME Student Organizations

Community Networks and Outreach

  • ALANA Support Network

    The ALANA (African-American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian, and Native American) Support Network consists of a network of administrators from WPI, Anna Maria CollegeAssumption CollegeClark UniversityCollege of the Holy Cross, and Worcester State University that focuses on diversity and inclusion.

    Network members share information and resources to support each other and their students. They provide a foundation for a stronger connection between all the ALANA students in the Worcester Consortium of Colleges and Universities so they may meet each other and develop genuine, supportive relationships with each other.

  • Middle and High School STEM Outreach Programs

    WPI offers an outstanding selection of STEM outreach programs for elementary, middle, and high school students, some of which are listed here. 

    Middle school students interested in exploring the STEM topic area, alongside undergraduate students, should look into our BOOST programs. Girls Who Code is an international non-profit organization for girls in grades 7-11. The club program at WPI provides girls the opportunity to learn the foundations of computer science while exposing them to positive female role models who are currently involved in the field. 

    More programs can be found by clicking here

  • RAD for Women

    The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. The RAD System is a comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk education and avoidance, while progressing on to basics of hands-on defense training.

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