Diversity and Inclusion

Life at Medidata

Belonging is the foundation from which we start

Diversity & Inclusion are embedded in our culture. We know that diverse teams win when they feel a sense of belonging. It is our diversity, inclusiveness, and ability to foster equality with our practices that fuels innovation and sparks our passion and commitment to patient health. We seek builders and creators from all backgrounds to help us power smarter treatments and healthier people.

Diversity and Inclusion

A Commitment to Our Employees

Our Business Resource Groups (BRG’s) bring a diverse perspective to our business which has successfully led us to be stronger, more customer-centric, innovative and collaborative. They have goals that are aligned to attract, select, develop and reward and retain our talent; our most valuable asset.

Business Resource Groups

Medidata Out, LGBTQIA

Medidata Out, LGBTQIA embraces and celebrates all genders, sexualities, and lifestyles! Medidata Out focuses on empowering our local community, and increasing awareness and education surrounding LGBTQIA issues.

Women of Color, WOC

Diversity is a core principle for how Medidata runs its business. Women of Color (WOC) is aligned with its fellow Medidata Business Resource Groups to represent, strengthen and improve the diverse perspectives that impact our business and employees while actively working to create and maintain a safe, welcoming, inclusive environment where all Medidatians can thrive.

Women in Technology, WIT

Women in Technology (WIT) support, enable and inspire women to excel in technology at Medidata and around the world.


Veterans is a resource group for veterans, dependents, and those who support them. Veterans@Medidata empowers veteran professional development, community outreach, recruiting, and more!

Black Employees at Medidata, BEAM

Black Employees at Medidata (BEAM) serves the unique needs of Black Medidatians (i.e., African-American, Caribbean, African, etc.) as they relate to our business, and these communities at-large, for the benefit of Medidata and all of its employees.


Remotians represents all virtual teams in the company. Our mission is to enable Medidata employees and teams to thrive—whether located 3 feet or 3,000 miles away from each other. By doing that, we will enable the company to succeed in today’s competitive environment.
Edward Ford
Senior Director of Talent Brand & Experience

"Our business resource groups give us the ability to take the unique perspectives of our employees into consideration for our business development decisions."

Women in Technology

WIT has the sole aim of advancing women in technology- from the classroom to the boardroom. We know that more women in technology will create a better world.

Making An Impact

Our software and employees span the globe, and we partner with organizations to make sure we are an open, inclusive work environment that values good ideas and different voices. We are a proud partner with the United Nations Global Impact to align our strategies and operations with universal principles on gender equality, human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.

Working with External Partnerships

CEO Action for Diversity

executive leadership council

Out leadership

Medidata Appoints Dr. Maria Rivas to our Board of Directors