The Boston scientists on a mission to remove bias in US scientific hiring

“One major barrier to scientific innovation is workforce development,” says Elizabeth Wu.

“Diversity is needed to fill gaps in perspective in every field, from drug development to technology to product design and beyond. It’s so critical to build diverse teams to foster a sense of belonging, which empowers people to pursue bold ideas and pave the way to greater innovations,” says Wu.

“We need to create diverse workforces because diversity ensures the problems of all, or at least of many, will be heard and addressed,” says Khong.

“We need to create diverse workforces because diversity ensures the problems of ALL, or at least of many, will be heard and addressed. I think otherwise, underserved communities will remain a blind spot for many industries,” says Khong.

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