23andMe’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

September 30, 2020
Last June, following the tragic deaths of George Floyd and so many others in the Black community, our CEO pledged to hold ourselves accountable to make improvements to ensure our...
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23andMe Becomes a Founding Partner For First and Only 24/7 All-News Audio Service Dedicated To The Black Community

June 30, 2020
23andMe joined with seven other companies as a Founding Partner to assist in the launch of iHeartMedia’s BIN: Black Information Network.
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Diversity Matters in Research

February 01, 2019
Africans and African Americans are among the most underrepresented populations in genetic health research, yet they face some of the most daunting health outcomes.It’s a bitter irony of the current...
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23andMe Named One of the Best Places to Work in 2019 on Glassdoor

December 05, 2018
23andMe is among the winners of Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the Best Places to Work in 2019.
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Fast Recruitment for 23andMe’s Global Genetics Project

December 03, 2018
23andMe's Global Genetics Project aims to enroll more than 10,000 people over two years from communities in Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas, who are not currently well represented in genetic research. The data will help diversity 23andMe’s database and thus improve results for our customers; it will also boost genomic studies in underrepresented populations worldwide.
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The DNA Download Videos, Part III

October 31, 2018
This is the third and final set of videos from 23andMe’s new series, The DNA Download, and it offers a nice way to explain another core focus of the company,...
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23andMe at Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics

October 15, 2018
More than 50 23andMe scientists will be participating in the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics in San Diego this year.
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23andMe Celebrates Pride Month

June 29, 2018
As Pride Month comes to an end, 23andMe would like to take a moment to celebrate our LGBTQ+ research participants and employees. Whether they’re contributing data or analyzing it, the quality of our science wouldn’t be the same without them.
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23andMe’s Populations Collaborations

April 17, 2018
Expanding a series of initiatives to improve diversity in genomic research, 23andMe is launching what we’re calling the Populations Collaborations Program, partnering with researchers working across the globe to genotype people in communities who are underrepresented in genetic research.
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Honoring Henrietta Lacks

February 02, 2018
Even after a best-selling book and countless articles, few of us know the name Henrietta Lacks — but we should.Henrietta LacksThe young African American mother of five, who died in...
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