Shirley Malcom, PhD
American Association for the Advancement of Science, USA
Shirley Malcom is the Director of the STEMM Equity Achievement (SEA Change) Program at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, where she works to transform educational institutions in support of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In her more than 40-year tenure at the Association she has worked to improve the quality and increase access to education and careers in STEM as well as to enhance public science literacy.
Cato T Laurencin, MD, PhD
The University of Connecticut, USA
Cato T Laurencin has written extensively on the systemic changes necessary to bring racial equity to science and medicine. He will speak about his vision of diversity in a learning and growing environment dedicated to combating racism and his new concept of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Anti-racism and Learning (IDEAL).
Ubaka Ogbogu, LLB, BL, LLM, SJD
University of Alberta, Canada
Ubaka Ogbogu works on the ethical, legal, and societal implications of novel and emerging biotechnologies and the need for equity and anti-racist policies in healthcare. He brings this perspective to his work on the Taskforce to update the ISSCR Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation.
Melissa Little, PhD
Murdoch Children's Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Australia
Melissa Little is President Elect of the ISSCR. The ISSCR is committed to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Society and the stem cell community. We look forward to working together to help ensure we actively take steps to create a more diverse and inclusive Society.