The Graduate Advisory Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Leadership in Applied Computation (GAC) is a Departmental Graduate Student Organization representing students and alumni of Harvard’s graduate programs in Data Science and Applied Computation.

Established in Summer 2020 as a collaborative effort between students, faculty, and administrators at Harvard’s Institute for Applied Computational Science (IACS), GAC and its student leaders have a mandate to:

Membership in GAC is open to all IACS affiliates, and many of GAC’s current members hold membership in one or more historically minoritized groups in STEM.

GAC’s student leadership includes two co-chairs, as well as subcommittee chairs representing our six areas of engagement: