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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Life Science

Biocom California and its members commit to real and lasting change

Advancing DE&I in Life Sciences

As leaders in life science, we acknowledge our responsibility to provide and promote a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for our current and future workforce. Our DE&I initiative aims to take action to advance a welcoming and thriving life science industry that recognizes the value of individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, experiences, and perspectives.

We invite all of our members to join us and become signatories of our DE&I Member Pledge. Visit our Resource Center designed to provide practical tools for supporting and developing programs, procedures, and best practices to complement your DE&I efforts and drive meaningful action.

Recent Signatories for Change

Paul Daley

Chief Science Officer

Alexander Shulgin Research Institute

Diana Stillwagen

Sr. Generalist, Human Resources

Neurocrine Biosciences

Kallie Li

VP, Molecular Foundry

Debut Biotechnology

Stanley Lewis


A28 Therapeutics

Sabine Hadida

Associate Site Head

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Mike Krenn



Hala Madanat

Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation

San Diego State University

Stephanie Culler

Co-Founder and CEO

Persephone Biosciences

Jacqueline Trischman

Interim Dean of the College of STEM

California State University San Marcos

Mia Sandvoll

West Coast Business Development Leader

The Leadership Edge

Yvonne Breugelmans

Human Resources Director

Sentynl Therapeutics

Marlene Sioson

Director, Human Resources and Facilities

Terns Pharmaceuticals

Julie Gilmore

Site Head and COO, Lilly Gateway Labs

Eli Lilly

Julie Golich

Vice President of Human Resources

BetterNight/Sleep Data

Radhika Warrier

VP, People & Culture


Michael Fero

President and COO

TeselaGen Biotechnology, Inc.

Drew Sigafoos

Sr. Director, Procurement

Evofem Biosciences

Bob Ramos



Ted Jacobs

Vice Chairman


Kevin Tremblay

Vice President, San Diego Market Lead

BioMed Realty