Designing for Diversity

Invention Ambassador and Forbes.com contributor Stephen Key recently published a fantastic article on the importance of invention for diversity and inclusion.

What would the world look like if there was more diversity and inclusion in inventing? Over the past few years, academic research has identified significant disparities in the rate at which people obtain patents. Women (especially African American and Hispanic women), people of color, and individuals from lower income families obtain patents much less often than their counterparts.

My eyes were opened to the importance of diversity and inclusion when I became an AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador last year.re

Read the full story hereĀ