Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace, with the insights, abilities and experiences that only a representative team can deliver.
Hudson Freeze, Alessandra Sacco, Luca Caputo in front of Pride Flag on Sanford Burnham Prebys campus


The DEIB Council develops and oversees the Institute’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategy. Our mission is to cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace, promote institute-wide awareness of DEIB best practices, and continuously monitor our progress toward these goals.


To Discover Better together with the insights, abilities, and experiences that only a diverse and inclusive team can deliver.

The Council is composed of three committees and a team: Education and Training, Learning, Recruitment and the Cancer Center DEI Team. Together, we strive to maintain an equitable environment where our faculty, trainees and staff can thrive.  

Upcoming events

Rising Stars Symposium 2024

May 2, 2024

9:00 am - 6:00 pm PT

A valuable career and professional development opportunity, this event showcases the biomedical research of exceptional scientists nearing the completion of their doctoral degree or in all stages of postdoctoral training.

Suggestions and concerns

Submit your anonymous DEI-related suggestions and concerns here.



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