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About the Diversity Advisory Committee

Who we are

The DAC is comprised of members from each of the 6 scientific institutions in Woods Hole:

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What we do

In 2004, the leaders of six Woods Hole science institutions signed a memorandum committing their institutions to work together to attract and retain a more diverse workforce. That memorandum established the Woods Hole Scientific Community Diversity Initiative.

The Diversity Initiative in turn established an advisory committee to make recommendations as to how the institutions can make the village a more diverse, more inclusive community – that’s us, the DAC.

In early 2005 the DAC began making recommendations about ways the science institutions can do a better job of welcoming students, scholars, visitors, researchers and all other employees.