skip to Main Content

Scientific institutions must embrace antiracist policies, National Academies report urges

To become more equitable and inclusive organizations, higher education and scientific institutions must go beyond increasing the number of people from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in their ranks and change their cultures, a leading academic group said in a sweeping new report Tuesday.

The report, from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, calls for such institutions to actively pursue antiracist initiatives to start overcoming the barriers and structural racism that have both kept people of color from joining such institutions and, once there, succeeding and advancing in the ways their white colleagues have.

Read the rest…

Back To Top