The Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity (COSWD) Office will host the first Scientific Workforce Diversity Seminar Series (SWDSS) event of the 2022-2023 season, “How Does Diversity Affect Innovation in Pharma?” on Wednesday, September 14. The formal discussion will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET and will feature a panel discussion on how diversity impacts creativity and innovation in pharma. Afterward, there will be a 60-minute “tea-time” session for trainees (1:00–2:00 p.m.ET). Panelists will share stories from their professional paths that highlight opportune transition points, the importance of a circle of mentors, and options outside of academia.