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Informs Annual Meeting 2019

INFORMS Annual Meeting 2019

Academics, industry experts, students, INFORMS members, and representatives of government agencies join together in the operations research, management science, and analytics event of the year. Listen to intriguing plenary and semi-plenary presentations, panel discussions, tutorials, and some of the thousands of oral and poster presentations.

Barbara Adams

Why diversity initiatives alone don’t make workplaces more inclusive

“What it takes to actually achieve that goes so far beyond these initiatives. Sometimes it's ‘death by initiative’ because it's really about acknowledging that nothing changes until beliefs and mindsets change. And that's really hard work... we are striving to succeed in a system that is designed to keep us out."

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Diversity in STEM

A New Report Uses Data To Drive Diversity In STEM Fields

Corporate boardrooms in the worlds of finance and law have made strides in recent years in terms of opening their doors to women and people of color. Yet, as we have seen recently in the news, Silicon Valley and other STEM-related fields like biotechnology remain largely boy’s clubs.

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