Belonging New strategic plan provides roadmap for enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at Salk
Motivated by Jonas Salk’s admonition to “be good ancestors,” Education Outreach strives to inspire the next generation of scientists. By running programs like the Mobile Science Lab or High School Science Day among others, Education Outreach encourages scientific literacy, enthusiasm in science as a career, and awareness of the value of basic research.
New strategic plan provides roadmap for enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at Salk
Groundbreaking scientific discoveries require talented people behind the scenes, and the more diverse those people are, the more groundbreaking their discoveries. At Salk, improving diversity, equity, and inclusion is a commitment to both scientific discovery and humanity.
Adamson, senior director of Salk’s Animal Resources Department, works to provide the highest quality veterinary medical care, husbandry, enrichment, and professional technical support to enable our scientists to conduct their animal research and make their bold discoveries.
Hernandez, a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Professor Rusty Gage, journeyed up and down the west coast and turned from scientist to hot sauce entrepreneur and back before finally settling at Salk to study neuroscience.
“Since the creation of the Institute, people have been the driving force of Salk’s scientific achievements. Jonas Salk sought out the brightest scientific minds—a cadre of Nobel Prize winners and other luminaries—to become the Institute’s first faculty.”