Water diversity

This page has information on opportunities for students from historically excluded groups pursuing water careers at CSU.

Colorado Water Center Student Fellowship

The Colorado Water Center Student Fellowship aims to elevate and serve groups that have been historically excluded and underserved in the water sector. The program provides undergraduate students of color interested in water careers with a fellowship and mentor map training to expand students’ professional networking skills, opportunities to attend statewide water events, and dialogue with Colorado water professionals of color.


Student-requested selfie –
Student Fellows learning from career panelists Anni Frid-Santos and Estella Moore.

Rams at WEF InFLOW

The WEF (Water Environment Federation) InFLOW (Introducing Future Leaders to Opportunities in Water) program aims to enhance diversity and inclusion in the water workforce. Learn more about the Rams at WEF InFLOW program, sponsored by the WEF with faculty coordinator Dr. Aditi Bhaskar at CSU (occurs during fall semester).


The MURALS FYS (First Year Scholars) Academy gives first-semester students an opportunity to participate in research.  In Fall 2021, Dr. Aditi Bhaskar along with Dr. Stephanie Kampf, Dixie Poteet, and Kira Puntenney-Desmond are working with undergraduate students on the project, “Catch the flow: Stream Tracker in Fort Collins”.

Here is us at our first meeting along the Spring Creek trail.

Other resources

Information on Diversity Programs in Engineering at CSU

Other resources for current engineering students at CSU

AGU H3S Water Researchers of Color database

Equity reading list from Dr. Bhalla