23andMe Launches Sarcoidosis Study

April 30, 2022
Diseases are considered rare if they affect fewer than 200,000 in the United States, but collectively rare diseases — there are nearly 7,000 — are more common than we realize,...
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Trust the Science: Support Gender-Affirming Health Care for Trans Kids

March 31, 2022
23andMe supports the idea that we humans should celebrate our differences, not criminalize them. That’s why we are writing to draw attention to recent legislative efforts across the US that...
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How an Employee Resource Group Amplifies Women’s Voices at 23andMe

March 01, 2022
As a business analyst in the San Francisco Bay Area, Lauren Trusheim is familiar with male-dominated workplaces.  “Coming from a data analytics and consulting background, I’m accustomed to being the...
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Black Dermatologists Important to Breaking Barriers to Skin Care 

February 28, 2022
Blog editor’s note:This #BlackHistoryMonth, 23andMe employees are discussing the resiliency and joy in the Black and African diaspora. While we reflect on the past, share and recognize Black stories and...
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A Theater in Harlem Fostering Black Creativity

February 24, 2022
Blog editor’s note: This #BlackHistoryMonth, 23andMe employees are discussing the resiliency and joy in the Black and African diaspora. While we reflect on the past, share and recognize Black stories...
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“You have to be willing to listen,” Valerie Jarrett on Creating an Inclusive Culture

February 23, 2022
When Valerie Jarrett was in her early 30s, everything was finally going according to plan. She had a law degree from the University of Michigan, a career at a prestigious...
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Practicing Radical Self Care with Cherice Harrison-Nelson

February 23, 2022
Blog editor’s note: This #BlackHistoryMonth, 23andMe employees are celebrating joy and resilience in the Black and African diaspora through events, art, and conversations. We’ve also curated a series of guest...
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Tracing Roots in Africa

February 21, 2022
An update of 23andMe's Ancestry Composition, that includes 25 new ethnolinguistic groups in Africa ,is helping customers like Jamila to learn about cultures and groups with whom she and her family are connected.
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Growing Community through Community Farming

February 18, 2022
BlackHistoryMonth we’re highlighting resiliency and joy in the Black and African diaspora through a series of guest blogs. Our next blog features Nyema, an urban farming maven in Seattle, and her group Nurturing Roots that offers programs that include nature-based play for children to fitness and wellness training for adults.
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The Change We Seek

February 01, 2022
Melinda King, 23andMe's director of DEI, reflects on Black History Month, the last two years, and how far we still have to go.
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