Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion helps our work community thrive and strengthens us as a team
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are vital to our success as a company; research shows that more diverse teams outperform less diverse ones.1 More importantly, social injustice perpetuates a lack of equitable outcomes, resulting in disproportionate barriers to the success of systemically marginalized groups.
Here's how our DEI journey has progressed over the past year.
As a company that values continuous improvement of ourselves and our world, we consider the work and commitment to DEI to be our collective responsibility. Not only is it the right thing to do for our business, it's the right thing to do—period.
We believe education and practice is integral to catalyzing systematic change at the individual level. To facilitate this, we work to develop informative DEI resources for our team, including:
We are building a culture where everyone feels like they belong. To this end, we are actively and deliberately having conversations and encouraging inclusive behaviors by:
A diverse team that is reflective of the world we live in is important to us. To accomplish this, we are intentionally focusing our efforts on hiring, promoting, and developing talent in an inclusive manner by:
Throughout our journey, it is essential we align with our core values, one of which is transparency. We collect demographic data on an ongoing basis, and we include questions on our annual culture listening tour to help us understand the lived experience of everyone at BenchSci. We will share an annual year-in-review reflecting on our opportunities, and sharing our progress.
Learn about our accessibility commitments and our long-term plan here.