Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Resources

Explore new resources for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the biotech community. We have gathered reference materials to help you understand, plan for, and support diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within your company.

What are diversity, equity, and inclusion?


“Diversity in the workplace means that an organization employs a diverse team of people that are reflective of the society in which it exists and operates.”



“Fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all people, while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of some groups.” - Independent Sector


“Creating environments in which any individual or group can be and feel welcomed, respected, supported, and valued to fully participate. An inclusive and welcoming climate embraces differences and offers respect in words and actions for all people.”

Independent Sector


Improved Company Reputation and Social Performance

Improved Financial Performance

Improved Employee Satisfaction and Retainment

Why Diversity Matters

Benefits of a diverse and inclusive workplace drawn from global studies and research.

Increased Group Performance and Employee Involvement

Increased Innovation

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National Resources

A list of national-based organizations, events, funding, training, and more!

Minority-owned life science companies

National mentorship and internship opportunities and programs

specific to biotech

Trainings and courses offered to become educated and certified on DEI topics 

Events focused on the promotion of DEI efforts and initiatives within biotech 

Hiring boards and organizations that specialize in increasing diversity 

Funding opportunities for implementing DEI efforts and for minority-owned businesses


Local Resources

Diversity, equity, and inclusion resources specific to the cities/regions of each of our company's locations.
Click on the map points to explore local resources. 
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Other Resources

A list of additional resources to aid in achieving greater diversity, inclusion, and equity within biotech.



Earnings Gap for Women



Addressing the ongoing issue with gender wage disparities, offer a reflection on how to be the solution and not the problem. This leaves the question: are you paying women the same as men? And are all women being paid equally regardless of race or ethnicity?


Venture Capital Pipeline: Fixing Racial Disparities

Offers a look into actionable items such as hiring a more diverse VC leadership team and adjusting where your information about funding is directed (are you targeting a diverse population).


Pharma trade group issues guidelines for improving the diversity of clinical

trial participants

Insight into new guidelines set by PhRMA aimed at improving the diversity of clinical trial participants.



Reasons Why Diversity Matters

by: Catalyst

Reasons diversity improves the workplace and promotes a more productive company, supported by trusted research.


5 Ways to Create a Gender-Inclusive Workplace 

by: Catalyst

Five action items to implement in the workplace to create a more gender-inclusive environment.


What is Unconscious Bias?

by: Catalyst

Brings awareness to a problem within our society and a major problem in the workplace-unconscious bias.


You're Never Too Small an Organization to Think About Inclusion

A quick guide plus tips on how to make your workplace more inclusive- even as a small business.