How Does Diversity Impact Science?
(May 17, 2022)
Evidence shows that diverse, inclusive teams enhance creativity, innovation, and productivity in science. A group of renowned leaders discussed the outcomes of scientific workforce diversity on creativity and innovation in science. Invited speakers shared their perspective on the benefits of scientific workforce diversity and highlighted effective methods for measuring its impact, as well as areas for future research.
Richard B. Freeman, Ph.D.
Richard B. Freeman, Ph.D., Herbert Ascherman Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Jedidah Isler, Ph.D.
Jedidah Isler, Ph.D., OSTP Principal Assistant Director for STEM Opportunity and Engagement
Jennifer Kuan, Ph.D.
Jennifer Kuan, Ph.D., Deputy Director of Innovation and Research, California State University, Monterey Bay
George M. Santangelo, Ph.D.
George M. Santangelo, Ph.D., Director, NIH Office of Portfolio Analysis
Laurel Smith-Doerr, Ph.D.
Laurel Smith-Doerr, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Shirley M. Tilghman, Ph.D.
Shirley M. Tilghman, Ph.D., President Emerita, Professor of Molecular Biology and Public Affairs, Princeton University