Burroughs Wellcome Fund And Charles H. Revson Foundation Establish Partnership To Support Minority Scientists

BURROUGS WELLCOME FUND—September 18,2023— RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, 18 September 2023 — The Burroughs Wellcome Fund and the Charles H. Revson Foundation are proud to announce a collaboration aimed at fostering diversity and inclusion in the scientific research community. This partnership supports minority scientists’ advancement and enhances their contributions to various fields of research. Through BWF’s Postdoctoral Diversity Enrichment Program (PDEP), the Charles H. Revson Foundation will fund up to five additional fellowships to postdoctoral researchers at institutions located within the New York Metro area.

Recognizing the importance of diverse perspectives and experiences in driving scientific progress, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and the Charles H. Revson Foundation are partnering to expand this funding initiative. Through this joint effort, both organizations will continue to champion and invest in the talents of underrepresented scientists.

Dr. Louis J. Muglia, president and CEO of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, expressed his enthusiasm about this collaboration, stating, “We are thrilled to join forces with the Charles H. Revson Foundation in our shared commitment to fostering diversity and equity in science. By actively supporting minority scientists, we aim to support a scientific community that reflects the rich tapestry of our society and ensures innovative breakthroughs in research.”

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