Represents values and purpose of the RADIAL Program
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Broadening Participation Programs

ODI creates pipelines for under-represented students to have access to the educational, financial, and network resources in order to be able participate in and contribute to the Radio Astronomy field. ODI takes a multi-faceted approach– working with institutions and individuals, to have deep, and sweeping impacts. Visit each linked page for further information about each page, and ways to get involved.

  • RADIAL Through partnerships with universities and other institutions, ODI works towards structural equity, facilitating improved k-12 educational materials, data access, and broadening participation in STEM majors.
  • NAC Exceptional undergraduate students, who may have been overlooked through traditional pipelines, participate in research opportunities with the financial, mentoring, and peer support.
  • NINE Graduate students, faculty, or staff affiliated with a university or a research facility, receive training to create a hub that reaches younger learners to educate them, and get them enthused about Radio Astronomy and other STEM areas.
  • Chile Exceptional undergraduate students participate in internships at the Joint ALMA Observatory in Chile.