DAta Diversity Initiative

Advanced technologies are helping to unlock the potential of biomedical data and extract valuable insights like never before. However, behind these new technologies lies a data gap that threatens to exacerbate existing health disparities. We have made it our mission to join forces across industries to create tangible solutions to this urgent issue.

Advocate

Not enough people are yet aware of the consequences the lack of data diversity can have on patients lives. Raising awareness is critical.

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Connect

To create change we must connect with individuals and institution who have the appetite to share knowledge, skills and take action.

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Solve

Irrespective of working with data or not we all have a responsibility to investigate our daily work and identify where the gaps are and how we can reduce them.

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Get Involved

The more people involved in solving the issue of data diversity, the faster we will be able to solve it. Everyone has a role to play.

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ADVOCATE

Drive the change.

CONNECT & SOLVE

We bring individuals and institutions together to share ideas and produce actionable solutions

It is well documented that the lack of diversity is a serious issue and immediate action is required. Our data diversity initiative exists to provide a forum to people who want to bring actionable solutions to help create a more inclusive world where no patient is left behind.

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81%
of participants in genome-wide association studies are of European descent.
40%
of all trials exclude the elderly.
One-fifth
of new drugs approved between 2008 and 2013 showed racial differences in drug response.
22–42%
of articles in major publications omit the sex of animal subjects.
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There are many ways your can get involved.

ADVOCATE
  • Want to write a blog?
  • Have an idea for an event?
  • Looking for speakers?
  • Looking for support?
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COORDINATE A PROJECT
  • Want to lead one of the initiative's project?
  • Have an idea about a project?
  • Want to propose a collaboration?
  • Any other ideas?
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SPREAD THE WORD
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  • Share our progress
  • Follow our social channels
    #MindtheDataGap
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Say Hello!

Reach out to us to find out how to get involved, what you can do and how to contribute to make a change:

datadiversity@benevolent.ai
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