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RI C-AIM’s Diversity Action Committee

One of RI C-AIM’s central goals is to recruit, engage, and retain a diverse and productive community of researchers in Rhode Island. As such, the Diversity Action Committee (DAC) has been established to advise and support efforts of the leadership team, and also plan and implement activities that attract applicants from underrepresented groups at all levels of participation in RI C-AIM research. 

Why Diversity & Inclusion Matter

  • Greater innovation and creativity
  • Economic growth and competitiveness
  • Reducing bias
  • Increased relevancy & broader understanding in our communities
  • Alignment with societal needs

Over the past two years, DAC members have supported RI C-AIM research at conferences and meetings of the following organizations: