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Expanding Racial Diversity in Science

David Asai
Howard Hughes Medical Institute,
David Asai

Racism is an issue in the U.S. and science is not immune. 

The science community – academia in particular – face the added fact that women and people of color remain significantly under-represented, despite years of efforts to change that.

Today we discuss the importance of increasing diversity in science, and some innovative ideas about how to do that with David Asai, senior director of science education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. 

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