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NIH Diversity Council

NIH Diversity Council's Mission

The mission of the NIH Diversity Council is to promote diversity within the NIH by:

  • Enhancing awareness of diversity concerns across NIH.
  • Raising the most critical issues to the attention of the NIH Deputy Director and the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management.
  • Providing the NIH Deputy Director advice and guidance on policies and programs that address diversity issues.

NIH Diversity Council Vision

A workplace where each individual is appreciated and rewarded for the skills, experience, education and talent s/he brings to the workplace and whose background is utilized to the benefit of the enterprise.

NIH Diversity Council Charter and Operating Procedures

For information regarding the NIH Diversity Council, please contact:

Chair, NIH Diversity Council
William Elwood, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, CSR,
(301) 435-1503 or

Vice Chair, NIH Diversity Council
Vallant, Molly, Biologist, NIEHS,
(919) 545- 5234 or

NIH Diversity Council Member Roster 2008

NIH Diversity Council Meeting Schedule

NIH Diversity Council Meeting Agendas

NIH Diversity Council Meeting Minutes