While diversity takes work, it is in the best interest of science—and society—to create a bigger us. Diverse teams have been shown to be more innovative and productive. In this video, Maggie Werner-Washburne shares examples and strategies to make a bigger us and build a more diverse and inclusive scientific community that can help find the best solutions to hard problems our world faces.
This video was produced and brought to you by iBiology in partnership with the National Research and Mentoring Network (NRMN).
Maggie Werner-Washburne received a BA in English from Stanford and, after 5 years traveling from Ecuador to Alaska to New Zealand, she completed a MS in botany at the University of Hawaii, and a PhD in botany with a minor in biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Werner-Washburne is Regents’ Professor of Biology at the… Continue Reading