Diversity and inclusion

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Merck scientists launch research award to support rising chemists of color

Program provides career development and networking opportunities, fosters equity and inclusion

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This leader works to ensure diversity and inclusion is visible in everything we do

Deepak Khanna, president, Europe and Canada, demonstrates how “diversity is a fact, but inclusion is an act”

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We’re training more minority investigators to help improve diversity in clinical trials

Our company has partnered with National Medical Fellowships to help expand the pool of minority principal investigators

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New docuseries starring Yvonne Orji empowers Black women facing breast cancer

Merck partners with the Emmy-nominated "Insecure" actress to launch Uncovering TNBC to amplify stories of Black women battling triple-negative breast cancer

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Find out how we’re working to do better for people and the planet

5 key takeaways from our 2020/2021 Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Progress Report

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Merck publishes 2020/2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Progress Report

Letter from our chief executive officer and president, Robert M. Davis

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Celebrating the diversity of our workforce

How we're leaning into the voices, perspectives and experiences that strengthen our mission

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Supporting the next generation of diverse scientists

Meet some of the Merck mentors and former mentees helping make the Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program a success

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Improving medical care in the Black community with family health histories

Why creating a family health history tree can help build trust and empower you to be your own voice in the doctor’s office

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Inspiring innovation through diversity and inclusion

When we bring together people from different backgrounds, the possibility for invention is endless

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Finding the courage to come out after 20 years of marriage

Last June, Merck executive Scott M. Wright shared his story of coming out in midlife -- the response was overwhelming

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3 ways we support the LGBTQ+ community

How we stand by our commitment to allyship both within our company and in the world at large

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4 LGBTQ+ employees share stories of finding freedom to be themselves at work

Bringing your whole self to work allows you “to be happy not just in your personal life but also in your professional life"

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3 things I want the Black community to know about scientists like me

Denarra Simmons, senior scientist, on why now more than ever, the Black community needs to put their trust in science

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Tackling health disparities one federal policy at a time

How Janelle Gillings, Merck's director of federal policy and government relations, helps promote health equity

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I’m a Black woman and stroke survivor - here’s why I joined a COVID-19 vaccine trial

Kieta D. Mutepfa is a participant in the phase 3 COVID-19 clinical trials. She also uses her voice to create an impact on the world

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Women in science? Absolutely.

Strong career paths and cutting-edge science draw more women to our small molecule process R&D team

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8 women who made major strides at our company and beyond

Honoring the many ‘firsts’ of the inspiring women who paved the way for future generations

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Our commitment to the Black community

From clinical trials to jobs creation, here’s how we’re advancing health equity, employment and more within the Black community

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A look back at the Black innovators and moments that shaped our company

The Black community has and continues to play a key role in defining our legacy of invention

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Fighting for equity in health care

Representation in clinical trials can make a real difference

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With OneTen, Merck is helping create 1 million jobs for Black Americans

Merck Chairman Ken Frazier serves as co-chair for a new initiative to create 1 million jobs for Black Americans in the next decade

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Merck named to Forbes Just 100 list for “doing right by America”

Forbes and JUST Capital also awarded Merck the highest ranking in Pharmaceuticals & Biotech, including the top spot among the industry for “Customers”

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Merck publishes 2019/2020 corporate responsibility report

Letter from our chairman and CEO, Ken Frazier

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Breaking down barriers, with a little help from man’s best friend

Darley Oliveira and his guide dog, Clark, are a dynamic duo

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When diversity in clinical trials is personal

How Adrelia's passion for diversity in clinical trials started close to home

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Clinical trials & the power of diversity

Advancing science powered by greater diversity in our clinical research

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How diversity and inclusion is essential to our mission

By Celeste Warren, vice president of human resources and chief diversity officer

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Our disability inclusiveness earns top employer award

Learn how we maximize potential by making employees across all dimensions of ability feel valued and empowered

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From isolation to empowerment: Stories from the HIV community

We sat down with two advocates for the HIV community to learn about their journeys through diagnosis and depression

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Creating a culture of inclusivity for the LGBTQ+ community

A podcast by Eliav Barr, head of Global Medical Affairs

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Working for equality

Conrod Kelly, executive director of social determinants and population health, talks about the importance of giving everyone an equal chance for health and success

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Creating safer childbirth cities: leaning into our values of diversity and inclusion

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Ken Frazier calls for unity in the face of injustice

Our CEO and chairman shares his thoughts on how we can all do better, together.

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‘Focus on two or three game changers and give them your all.’

- Three supply chain leaders share their stories

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Powered by inclusion: how we celebrate our diverse workforce

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Facing the biggest challenge of her life - meet: Geralyn Ritter