In June 2017, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) released a set of principles on workforce development, diversity, and inclusion (WDDI) for the biotechnology industry. Concurrent with the adoption of these principles, BIO established a board-level WDDI Committee charged with working to foster workforce development, diversity, and inclusion at BIO and throughout the biotech industry. The Committee is chaired by Helen Torley, President & CEO of Halozyme, who succeeded Julie Gerberding, Executive Vice President & Chief Patient Officer at Merck, who led the Committee as it developed BIO’s WDDI principles over the last year.
Our mission is to create a more globally competitive biotechnology industry by promoting and enhancing workforce development, diversity, and inclusion.
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The BIO2017 Joanne Duncan, President of BIO’s Membership and Business Operations Division, discusses BIO's Workforce Development, Diversity, and Inclusion initiative.