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The goal of FUTURE Ignited is to diversify STEM with students of color* who will go on to become incredible graduate students and scientific leaders in their respective fields.

This year's online/virtual conference will provide insight into the life of a graduate student, how to prepare a successful graduate school application, and introduce you to the exciting research opportunities at Caltech. Participants will have an opportunity to engage in science discussions with current graduate students of color and faculty on topics ranging from challenges, research topics, building community, the application process, and more. There will also be an opportunity for questions and additional discussion in each session.

*We use an inclusive definition of "students of color" to include those who have been historically underrepresented in STEM including, but not limited to, African American/Black, Latin(x), Native/Indigenous/First Nation, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. 

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