What we do

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A competitive workforce thrives when talent is diversified across the ranks of varied career sectors. The US population is more diverse than ever, yet that diversity remains underutilized in the research workforce. The Leadership Alliance, founded by Brown University in 1992, is uniquely positioned to drive talent development and innovation. By identifying and supporting underrepresented scholars across the educational continuum and into professional research careers, the Alliance serves as a catalytic change to promote a diverse and competitive research workforce.

The Leadership Alliance 2021 Annual Report
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The Leadership Alliance represents what it truly means to be in communion with other institutions with mutual goals and aspirations as we all reflect upon and implement what we believe are the best strategies for addressing diversity and inclusion within STEM and Humanities disciplines.

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The Leadership Alliance Launches The New Strategic Plan
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This plan represents a bold and unified effort to mobilize for research workforce diversity by moving forward together and my hope is that as you learn more about the Leadership Alliance and our new strategic vision, you will be inspired and energized to join us in transforming the research workforce.