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Community Forum: Equity and Inclusion in the Industry

Thursday, May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm • Organized By BioKansas
Olathe, Kansas 66061


Supporting equity and inclusion is deeply engrained in the efforts that BioKansas and KC Rising lead, develop, and implement. 

BioKansas is inviting individuals from companies, academic institutions, government entities, and citizens to join a community forum where there will be a discussion on current equity and inclusion practices to identify critical actions and efforts needed for our region to become a hub for equity in the biosciences. 

Join our community forum to: 

  • Gain a deeper understanding of what you and your organization can do to create more equitable and inclusive environments 
  • Learn about impactful efforts that support equity in the bioscience industry
  • Help inform the next steps that our industry can take in elevating marginalized voices 
Sonia Hall
(913) 544-1134
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10900 Clay Blair Blvd
Olathe, Kansas 66061
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