Tamika Jean-Baptiste on diversity

Updated: May 20

Season 01: 30 Nov 2021


This week, GOLD talks 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. She 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.

A little more on GOLD's guest...


Tamika Jean-Baptiste 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.


Topics covered

  • Tamika’s pathway into diversity and inclusion

  • Attracting new talent

  • Diversifying staff

  • Leadership

  • Employee Resource Groups

Additional resources


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