Tamika Jean-Baptiste on Diversity and Inclusion

GOLD Podcast | Episode 162

We talk to Tamika Jean-Baptiste, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Amgen, who discusses her lifelong passion for diversity both in the workplace and in life. Tamika explores the importance of aligning your purpose and your passion, how best to draw young people into pharma, leveraging employee resource groups, and the significance of filling your own cup before reaching for others.

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Speaker bio

Tamika has been working with Amgen for over 20 years. Throughout her professional life, she has devoted herself to promoting diversity and belonging in the workplace. This commitment is evident through her involvement with Amgen’s workforce initiatives, but also in her support of the HBA Gender Parity Collaborative, which is a collective of healthcare and life sciences companies working to accelerate gender parity and diversity.

If you enjoyed Tamika’s insights and would be interested in hearing more, she will be featuring as our catalyst interview in our next edition of GOLD magazine, which will release on 8th December. Make sure to subscribe at www.emg-gold.com so you don’t miss out.

Topics covered:

  • Tamika’s pathway into diversity and inclusion
  • Attracting new talent
  • Diversifying staff
  • Leadership
  • Employee Resource Groups

If you are interested in learning more about these subjects, check out the below content from the EMG GOLD Podcast and our sister publication, GOLD magazine: