Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BIO

The Workforce, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (WDEI) Work Group strives to create a more globally competitive industry through activities that advance diversity, equity, and inclusion within the biotechnology workforce and on corporate boards. BIO seeks to collaborate with biotechnology companies and their partners to use a DEI lens to foster entrepreneurship, serve patients, and support sustainability.

BIO has joined Out Leadership as the first advocacy association and biotechnology focused member organization. Out Leadership is the first and oldest global LGBTQ+ business network CEOs and multinational companies trust to generate Return on Equality. To create Return on Equality, Out Leadership provides global businesses with the tools for innovation and transformation.

BIO members may access the following Out Leadership benefits:  
  • The Out Leadership Member Portal: Enjoy many of the member benefits including virtual events, original editorial content, as well as full access to groundbreaking data and research on LGBTQ+ professionals and workplace inclusion. Access is granted to BIO member companies by completing the form below.
  • OutNEWS: Out Leadership’s weekly newsletter which provides global updates at the intersection of LGBTQ+ and business.
  • OutNEXT: The only global leadership development program for emerging LGBTQ+ talent. Nominate emerging leaders of your organizations to attend this groundbreaking program through BIO. Contact dei@bio.org.
  • State Climate Index: Access summaries of the LGBTQ+ business climate in each of the US 50 states and 25 countries around the world with key issues, talking points, and risk assessments.
  • OutQuorum: Out Leadership initiative for LGBTQ+ representation at the Board Level.

By signing up, your information will be shared with BIO and Out Leadership. View BIO's privacy policy.

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