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MassBiologics Diversity and Inclusion Committee 2018

Posted On: Thursday, August 02, 2018 Posted By: Sibgha Javaid, Intern DIO Tags: Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity, MassBiologics Diversity

MassBiologics is committed to supporting employee diversity and inclusion in the workforce. The Co-chair of the committee is Jeffrey Way and the Executive sponsor is Mark Klempner, Executive Vice Chancellor of MassBiologics.

            MDIC’s has had a successful year promoting the values of diversity and inclusion at MassBiologics and UMMS. They created a seminar series called “Talk with Susie”, hosted by Susie Webb-Scott. These seminars featured employees from various different backgrounds who discussed their history and story on how they got to where they are today, the challenges they faced, and also the things they accomplished. The seminar sessions were very well received and the committee hopes to plan more in the future. The committee also worked to have message monitors put up in all three UMMS buildings. These monitors display a consistent message to all staff of announcements of events at MassBiologics and all other UMMS campuses. For the upcoming year MDIC plans to work with Reos Partners and other committee chairs to refocus efforts of the MDIC. Through these activities, the committee hopes to work towards building a more inclusive culture where previous as well as current members can be excited about being a part of such an important committee.