Roche Diagnostics Corporation is dedicated to advancing racial
equality, striving for inclusiveness at our company
and in the communities where we live and work. We are
dedicated to advancing equity within our healthcare
system, using our power and resources to advocate for
equality. And we are dedicated to engaging in open
dialogue with our co-workers, friends, neighbors and
family to listen and learn so that we might find new
opportunities to expand our impact.
Roche Diagnostics Corporation is committed to increasing representation of
diversity across our organization and cultivating a
culture where all employees are treated respectfully and
equitably, can be themselves, do their best work, and
Focus Area: Workplace
Roche Diagnostics Corporation is committed to diversity representation at every
level within the organization to reflect the patients we
serve. Roche Diagnostics Corporation will encourage development opportunities
for diverse talent within the company, while also
expanding recruitment efforts aimed at increasing and
progressing a diverse pipeline of talent.
Increased diversity represented in Roche Diagnostics Corporation’s 2021 new graduate hires.
Nearly half of Roche Diagnostics Corporation’s 2021 internship cohort are diverse students.
Increased diversity among Roche Diagnostics Corporation's most senior level leadership team within the North American commercial organization.
October 2020 -
Roche Diagnostics Corporation joined EmployIndy, Ascend Indiana and Mayor Hogsett in accounting the Modern Apprenticeship Program (MAP) for Central Indiana High School Students.
Roche Diagnostics Corporation will host four diverse high school apprentices starting Sept 2021 in a two- to three-year apprenticeship in the field of business operations.
The apprentices will gain paid on-the-job training, college credit, a nationally recognized credential, as well as mentorship and robust network.
September 2020 -
Launched a virtual recruiting program called Your
Future @ Roche to expand our reach and connect with
HBCU and HSI students for opportunities in our
internship and early in career programs.
By reaching out to Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic-Serving institutions, Multicultural Centers and Diversity Equity & Inclusion offices at other universities, we were able to increase the number of diverse candidates we screened and hired.
Summer 2020 - Roche and
the African-American Business Resource Group (AABRG)
partnered with the Minority Engineering Program of
Indianapolis (MEPI) in an effort to provide education,
exposure and experiential learning opportunities for
underrepresented minority students within Science,
Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.).
Hired 3 diverse students into a 10 week summer high school intern program.
Summer 2020 - Roche Diagnostics Corporation
leaders and our African American Business Resource
Group hosted Unity Circles where employees engaged in
meaningful conversations about racial equity in our
country, communities and company.
Roche Diagnostics Corporation will address health factors that
disproportionately affect racial and ethnic minority
Focus Areas: Health
Roche Diagnostics Corporation will collaborate with local and national
organizations that are focused on improving the health
and wellbeing of racial and ethnic minority populations.
Roche Diagnostics Corporation joined a partnership with the American Cancer Society’s Return to Screening program to identify strategies to increase cancer screening among the underserved for breast, colon, cervical and lung cancers.
Roche Diagnostics Corporation expanded its partnership with the American Heart Association called Check.Change.Control aimed at addressing high blood pressure as a health disparity among people of color in Indianapolis.
Roche Diabetes Care will continue the national support of the American Diabetes Association’s Project Power, an innovative program to prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes in youth ages 5-12.
Roche Diabetes Care sponsored the first-ever Type One Nation Spanish Summit from JDRF and Beyond Type 1 Alliance.
Roche Diabetes Care is donating free diabetes management supplies and solutions to Gennesaret Free Clinics, an organization in Indianapolis for people who are homeless or unable to afford services.
Roche Diagnostics Corporation launched a social media campaign to bring awareness to US health disparities and the resources available to address access to diabetes care.
2020 - Roche Diagnostics Corporation formed a
partnership with the American Cancer Society’s Road to
Recovery patient support program to provide
underserved cancer patients with transportation to
treatment and other related appointments.
Fall 2020 - Roche Diagnostics Corporation
launched a new partnership with the American Heart
Association called Check.Change.Control aimed at
addressing high blood pressure as a health disparity
among people of color in Indianapolis.
October 2020 - Roche
Diabetes Care is a local sponsor of the American
Project Power, a national, virtual after-school program that
supports the ADA initiative to slow the trajectory of
childhood obesity through fun activities, wellness
education and family involvement for youth (ages 7
-13). The program aims to educate youth at risk for
developing type 2 diabetes and their families.
Roche Diagnostics Corporation will build partnerships in the Indianapolis
community aimed at reducing inequities in health,
education and prosperity.
Focus Areas: Health, Education, Prosperity
Roche Diagnostics Corporation will engage with community organizations focused
on advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace
and in our communities.
Roche Diagnostics Corporation partners with MEPI (Minority Engineering Program of Indianapolis) which allows individuals from our Indianapolis campus to get involved with volunteer efforts as well as afforded the opportunity to 3 High School MEPI students to intern with Roche Diagnostics Corporation this past summer.
Roche Diagnostics Corporation donated to two local organizations:
Indianapolis Urban League to support funding of programs to address health, economic, and educational disparities in minority/urban communities.
CLD for the College Prep Conference to expose students and parents throughout the state of Indiana to the idea of college as an available option and to the many opportunities that a college education affords, including STEM careers.
July 2020 - Roche Diagnostics Corporation made a
financial contribution to the Indianapolis Urban
League to address disparities in healthcare and
Fall 2020 - We donated to
Indianapolis Public Schools Foundation to help
purchase PPE and thermometers. Additionally, we
provided access to a COVID-19 symptom tracker and
management software for IPS’s 3,500 staff members.
Fall 2020 - Roche Diagnostics Corporation will
make a financial contribution to the Minority
Engineering Program of Indianapolis (MEPI) for
programming costs. The donation is part of a
partnership that includes high school internships and
Join us in the important work of creating racial
equity in Central Indiana.