Veterinary Medicine is one of the least diverse professions in the United States.
Pawsibilities Vet Med is a nonprofit organization that aims to improve the recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups into the veterinary profession.
How will we do this?
Pawsibilities is a web and mobile platform designed to connect
individuals from underrepresented backgrounds interested in the veterinary
profession to both opportunities available and to potential mentors and advisors
within the field.
To actively increase the diversity of the veterinary profession
through a novel pipeline approach to recruitment and retention.
To provide mentors and mentees with a long-term competitive
advantage by using our values-driven approach to mentorship and equipping this community of leaders with the tools necessary to ensure long-term
Who is Pawsibilities for?
Pre-veterinary students, veterinary students, veterinary technician students, veterinary technicians, and veterinarians from underrepresented backgrounds.
We aim to increase diversity based on disability status, ethnicity, gender, non-traditional path, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, and veteran status.