The mostly white, mostly male dominated VC community had its chance to widen the tent but has been too slow on the draw. Lemmings are not good for innovation.
With a more inclusive reference data set, scientists and doctors will be able to more easily spot clinically relevant genetic variants for all people.
Investing in women can bring significant returns and build scalable wealth, leading to fairer societies and stronger economies.
A new generation of investors is imbuing that traditional sense of purpose with an awareness of those who have been historically underserved.
Handheld ultrasound devices could eventually become as common as stethoscopes, and might even be used by patients themselves to send images to doctors from home.
A dramatic new offer from the plenary floor at COP 27, in which rich countries would immediately set up a loss and damage fund in exchange for a pledge to peak greenhouse gas emissions before...
For a summit that many thought would never see the light of day again, this event proved it still has a lot to offer.
Infectious disease and public policy experts investigated the global pandemic response, cataloged its many failures and assembled recommendations for future. But sadly their words will probably fall flat.
Chris Motley made it to the top with help from his community. A virtual mentorship program he founded aims to attract under-represented talent—and help companies deliver on diversity promises on a larger scale.