What does a scientist look like? Children are drawing women more than ever before
March 20, 2018
When asked to draw a scientist, school-age kids in the United States are increasingly sketching women.
NIH Officer Calls for More Diversity
March 7, 2018
Hannah Valantine, the National Institutes of Health’s first chief officer for scientific workforce diversity, gave the inaugural “Perspectives of Women in Science” lecture on Tuesday afternoon, drawing a crowd of more than 250 students and faculty to the School of Medicine’s Harkness Auditorium.
News You Can Use: Enhancing Workforce Diversity; Fabricators; BTRIS. NIH Develops Toolkit for Enhancing Scientific Workforce Diversity
Workforce diversity is important for many reasons, one of which is to engage diverse perspectives in creating practical solutions, without which we can encounter serious problems.
An Integrated Career Coaching and Time Banking System Promoting Flexibility, Wellness, and Success: A Pilot Program at Stanford University School of Medicine
January 2, 2018
Faculty in academic medicine experience multiple demands on their time at work and at home, which can become a source of stress and dissatisfaction, compromising success.
NCI's CURE Program—21 Years of Increasing Diversity in the Biomedical Workforce
July 10, 2017
Over the past several decades, the ethnic and racial makeup of our country’s population has become increasingly diverse.
From the Deputy Director for Intramural Research. Ensuring Gender Equity at the NIH
We have had the honor and privilege of co-chairing a task force whose goal is to make recommendations to ensure that women and men have equal opportunities to contribute to the creative and innovative science done at NIH in the intramural research program.