Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) initiatives provide several advantages in the wor
kplace such as increasing employee satisfaction, promoting teamwork, providing a sense of belonging, retaining talent and acquiring knowledge that fosters technological advancement. Statistics show demographically heterogeneous teams outperform homogeneous groups in the areas of innovation, creativity and complex problem resolution.
includes valuable reading, videos and assessments to enhance the effectiveness of EDI protocols within the technology transfer ecosystem. Developed by AUTM’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, it was created to guide AUTM Members and those in the tech/knowledge transfer field in identifying opportunities to expand the success of their initiatives.
This toolkit is not intended to be a comprehensive guide to diversity and inclusion; rather, it is focused on resources and tools relevant for the tech transfer field. It is a living document that will evolve as new resources, best practices and other information become available.You can use this toolkit in a myriad ways. Primarily, this resource can be used to help improve engagement through a greater understanding of individual experiences.
We hope it will help, inspire and be shared.
Find the 2022 Demographics Survey Executive Summary here.