Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Foundation Medicine, we believe in fostering an environment that delivers a deep sense of Belonging and provides a supportive space for employees to bring their authentic selves to work to reach their full potential. We do this by living our values everyday and embracing unique perspectives and experiences, while creating opportunities for employees to share their passions.





54% of all employees are women, with women making up 47% of all people managers and 48% of all Director and above roles.  

71% of our Senior Vice Presidents are women and 60% of our Executive Team are women.

Over the past 12 months, 56% of all promotions were awarded to women.

35% of all employees are ethnically diverse and we are above the industry averages in our major geographic hubs (Boston, Research Triangle Park, and San Diego).

* Statistics as of Q1 2023 *

Read more about our integrated DE&I initiatives and commitment to eliminating healthcare disparities in our inaugural DE&I report. The report highlights our workforce diversity numbers and shares the voices of our employees and executives.


2022 DE&I Annual Report

Our Senior Director and Head of Diversity and Inclusion Edwina was featured on Ovia Health’s podcast for a Pride Month Special Episode. Click below to listen.

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Our Employee Resource Networks

Our networks below are employee-led groups that foster a diverse and inclusive workplace aligned with our mission, values, goals, business practices, and objectives. Our networks are sponsored by senior leaders  and our goal is to create initiatives that will have long-lasting impacts at work, as well as in our communities.


BAHA is our network to celebrate and support Black, African and Hispanic employees.

MISSION:  BAHA will work to further the mission and ambition of FMI, represent the interests of celebrating & advocating for Black, African, & Hispanic communities and support FMI’s overall diversity and inclusion goals.  

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PROUD is our network to support our LGBTQ+ employees and allies.

MISSION: To motivate and inspire FMI employees to lead, excel, and grow, personally and professionally, by providing a forum for education and greater awareness.

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UPLIFT is our network to support females, and those who identify as female.

MISSION:  To motivate and galvanize women to lead and excel personally and professionally.

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Sustain is our network of employees who are passionate about sustainability and working towards making Foundation Medicine a leading sustainable business. 

MISSION: To cultivate thriving and sustainable communities and environments.


INDUS (INclusivity, Diversity, & Unity of South Asian Communities) aims to create a strong community by providing a platform for education, celebration and awareness of the unique and diverse cultures within the South Asian diaspora.

MISSION: To create a strong community by providing a platform for education, celebration, and awareness of the unique and diverse cultures within the South Asian diaspora.  


FMI Vets is our Veteran's Service Employee Resource Network, supporting Veterans and Veteran advocates.

MISSION: To advance FMI’s commitment to Passion, Patients, Innovation, and Collaboration by building common bonds and identity across a diverse workforce. As Veterans and Veteran advocates, we appreciate the impact that shared values and service orientation have on an organization and the outcomes it wishes to achieve. 

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Stay tuned as we build out more Employee Resource Networks to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace aligned with organizational mission, values, goals, business practices, and objectives.

Interested in joining us? Start with a search below.