Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources
Explore new resources for diversity, equity and inclusion within the biotech community. We have gathered reference materials to help you better understand, plan for, and support these 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." - Builtin
"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
Why Diversity Matters
Benefits of a diverse and inclusive workspace drawn from global studies and research
IT'S THE RIGHT THING TO DO
Increased Group Performance and Employee Involvement
Improved Company Reputation and Social Performance
Improved Financial Performance
Improved Employee Satisfaction and Retainment
List Presented By Catalyst
A list of USA-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
Hiring boards and organizations that specialize in increasing diversity
Funding opportunities for implementing DEI efforts and for minority-owned businesses
A list of additional resources to aid in achieving greater diversity, inclusion and equity within biotech