The Photon Sciences (PSC) workforce and its user community are diverse and reflects many distinguishing characteristics, including but not limited to age, race, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, national origin and religion, but also other forms of diversity such as research discipline, level of education, and academic affiliations. By building upon our Core Values of Impact, Safety, Integrity, Respect and Teamwork to create an equitable and inclusive culture, each of us can help to ensure that all PSC employees and users have opportunities to advance to the fullest extent of their skills and abilities. By taking advantage of our diversity, and effectively realizing inclusion, we can maximize our organizational potential.
|What is Diversity, Equity & Inclusion?|
Diversity and inclusion are two halves of the whole; equity is the glue that holds them together:
It is important to note that equity differs from equality:
(*) We were recently made aware of a different perspective regarding the Equality vs Equity infographic formerly used on our website - very interesting and eye opening - please check it out!
In order to achieve our goals of providing an inclusive and equitable workplace, we need to do everything we can to identify and eliminate unfair biases, stereotypes or barriers that may limit the full potential of our diverse community.
What can you do to help?
Virtual Film Screening: Picture a Scientist (Feb. 12-18 2021)
Employee Assistance Program monthly seminars:
Activate your LinkedIn Learning account
PSC DEI Quarterly E-News:
Implicit bias workshop (Aug-Sep 2020):
July 7th, 2020: Fighting Racism in the Workplace: What You Can Do?
June 25th, 2020 - PSC: Conversation on Systemic Racism
June 10th, 2020 - A Strike For Black Lives: