Mentorship is an important part of the culture at Bristol Myers Squibb, and supports our competitive advantage as a diverse, inclusive workforce and leaders are encouraged to cultivate and support female employees and executives through targeted development, coaching, mentoring and sponsorship programs.
Many leaders like Amy pursue mentorship opportunities through roles within our People and Business Resource Groups (PBRGs), which help us sustain a culture of inclusion that relies on the diversity of our people and our unique perspectives to achieve our patient-focused mission and objectives.
Amy is active in the company’s Bay Area chapter of B-NOW, the Bristol Myers Squibb Network of Women. B-NOW drives business performance by embracing gender diversity, ensuring that all women at Bristol Myers Squibb have equal opportunities to develop, advance and be retained globally within a culture that prioritizes this mission.
“My fellow colleagues not only exemplify the scientific excellence, patient centricity, and inclusive culture driven by Bristol Myers Squibb’s core values, but they proactively work to mentor and instill these qualities in their team members as well as the next generation of STEM professionals,” said Amy.
Amy’s leadership has been recognized internally and externally across the industry, including in 2022 being named a recipient of the James B.D. Palmer Award for Excellence in Drug Development at Bristol Myers Squibb, a recipient of the San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women in Business award, an awardee of the Top 25 Healthcare Technology Leaders of San Francisco, and in 2020 as a founding member of the San Francisco CHIEF chapter, a networking organization specifically focused on connecting and supporting women leaders across industries.
The impact of women-led R&D
Each of these women plays an integral role in fostering our culture of inclusion and diversity and help propel their teams and colleagues into groundbreaking research.
Our leaders’ dedication to embracing diversity and fostering an environment where we can all work together at our full potential propels our mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.