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From R&D to I&D

The career paths of Alveda Williams and Cory Valente have closely mirrored each other — perhaps surprisingly so for a straight Black woman and a gay white man with very different childhoods. They talk to Nature Chemistry about their journeys from research and development roles to Dow’s inclusion and diversity team.

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Pichon, A. From R&D to I&D. Nat. Chem. 13, 291–293 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41557-021-00677-3

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