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?
“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.”
Why Diversity Matters
Improved Employee Satisfaction and Retainment
Improved Company Reputation and Social Performance
Increased Group Performance and Employee Involvement
Improved Financial Performance
Benefits of a diverse and inclusive workplace drawn from global studies and research.
IT'S THE RIGHT THING TO DO
List Presented By Catalyst
A list of national-based organizations, events, funding, training, and more!
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