Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a private, independent, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to research and higher education at the frontiers of ocean science.
Its primary mission is to develop and effectively communicate a fundamental understanding of the processes and characteristics governing how the oceans function and how they interact with the Earth as a whole.
Recruit, retain, and support the highest quality staff and students and provide an organization that nurtures creativity and innovation.
— Excerpt from WHOI’s mission statement
In keeping with the WHOI mission, the Woods Hole Diversity Initiative Committee has identified the following resources available at WHOI to help increase diversity in the fields of ocean science and engineering.
- Employment (Human Resources)
- Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
- Ombudsperson and Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
- Minority Fellowship Program
- Gender Equity Program Advisory Committee
- Women's Committee
- International Committee