philosophy initiatives

Committees and Societies

MAP: Minorities and Philosophy (our parent organization)

APA Committee on Inclusiveness in the Profession

APA Committee on the Status of Women

APA Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers

APA Committee on LGBTQ People in the Profession

Collegium of Black Women Philosophers

SWIP: Society for Women in Philosophy

Feminist History of Philosophy

Society for Philosophy and Disability



The UPDirectory: Directory of Philosophers from Underrepresented Groups in Philosophy

Women’s Work: Female Authored Papers for Undergraduate Teaching

Core Readings in philosophy by female authors for undergraduate curricula

Diversifying Syllabi


Summer Institutes

Summer School in Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (Graduate)

PIKSI: Philosophy In An Inclusive Key Summer Institute (Undergraduate)

Rutgers Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy (Undergraduate)

SPWP: Summer Program for Women in Philosophy at UC San Diego (Undergraduate)

Summer Program for Diversity in Logic at UMass Dartmouth (Undergraduate)

SIPP@Brown: Summer Immersion in Program in Philosophy at Brown (Undergraduate)


Mentoring Schemes

Athena in Action: A Networking and Mentoring Workshop for Graduate Student Women in Philosophy


Dealing with Professional Misconduct

The APA offers an ombudsperson to help you navigate instances of discrimination or sexual misconduct.