Diversity starts with respect

Dr. Fatma Kaplan
4 min readOct 16, 2019

“This was the first time and place my opinion was asked and mattered,” said one of Pheronym’s interns during an exit interview. He decided to pursue a science career due to his work experience with us. This is a result of providing equal opportunity, which was my dream ever since I started my Ph.D. You may be surprised that among the many places I worked, my Ph.D. advisor’s lab was the only place that provided equal opportunity. It really created a respectful and healthy environment for accepting differences of appearance or opinion, and opened our minds to new possibilities, leading to creativity and…

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