Joy Hightower (2010)

Joy L. Hightower recently completed her PhD at UC Berkeley. Her academic grounding in theory and social science research combined with a zest for social justice instilled in her as an undergraduate at Spelman College not only drive her work in the D & I space, but have helped to define her approach. Consulting on a range of academic, non-profit, and (bio)tech projects, she leverages the transferrable skills of PhD training to solve the difficulty of creating inclusive cultures. She is currently leading the People of Color Assessment on Genentech’s Diversity, Inclusion, & Innovation Team.