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  • Ayesha Hamid did not let obstacles stop her from finding her genuine self. Learn how determination led her to the Bay Area.

    Ayesha Hamid

    I think I was one of the most unusual kids in my family. That's what my mom thinks anyway. Maybe it's because I was a huge tomboy. Growing up in Dubai with three sisters, I was determined to be the son my father never had.

  • International Women's Day is a global movement celebrating the achievements of women. Join us in honoring the many brilliant minds at Genentech.

    We believe diversity is fundamental at all levels. Click to hear to learn about our gender diversity strategy: #PressforProgress

    Genentech: Workplace

    Breakthrough science. One moment, one day, one person at a time.

  • We’re thrilled to have been named to FortuneMagazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” for the 20th year in a row. In our moments of triumph and of failure, our employees are determined to do their part to help people living with serious diseases.


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  • We’re excited to announce we’ve been named to Fortune Magazine's 2017 "Best Places to Work for Giving Back." One of our favorite moments from last year was the opening of Science Garage at South San Francisco High School. The space was designed for students to learn about science and to inspire them to be curious about the world and their place in it.

    The 50 Best Workplaces for Giving Back

    Increasingly, employees are asking for more from companies than just a paycheck and an ID badge-they want to know their work has a positive impact. But corporate philanthropic contributions these days often seem like little more than PR campaigns.

  • Herbert Hurwitz, Principal Medical Director of Cancer Immunotherapy Development, recently published an article on LinkedIn about his desire to help others by solving complex problems in human biology. Read the full story here:

    The Sweet Spot in Cancer Research

    After 20 years working in academia and as a clinician, I started a new job at Genentech for a bigger challenge, and to make more of an impact on the

  • The work we do is bigger than all of us. At the center, we are focused on combatting the world's most formidable diseases. If you'd like to join our team, check out our open positions here:

    Genentech: Hiring

    We believe success comes from creative collaboration, hard work, and a healthy disregard for the status quo.

  • The Genentech Access to Care Foundation (GATCF) is a nonprofit organization that provides free medicine to those in need. Learn how our GATCF and Access Solution Specialists are working to remove barriers to care.

    Access to Medicine

    In the mid-1980s, as Genentech was developing its very first medicine and navigating some complex manufacturing challenges, there was another critical issue under discussion. If and when the medicine was approved, would everyone who needed it actually be able to get it? What about people without health insurance, would they be able to afford it?

  • As Project Team Leader, Sean Kelley knows bringing early scientific discoveries to patients requires expertise well beyond scientific acumen. From research to development to manufacturing to the marketplace, there’s never a day where our scientists are doing the same thing.

    Hole in One

    He considered options for graduate school, but it was too late that year to apply for the following fall. So he took a detour onto a somewhat different career path - professional golf. "My grandfather taught me how to play golf as a kid and I ended up being pretty good at it, even winning several tournaments in high school.

  • In the 3rd video of our micro-documentary series, Gary Ross, Senior Diversity Consultant, shares how his experience under the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy inspired him to do the work he does today. We believe diversity and inclusivity are fundamental aspects of a better business and a better tomorrow.

    A Sense Of Belonging

    Gary Ross, Senior Diversity Consultant, leads the DNA Groups (Diversity Network Association) at Genentech, a range of employee groups that drive and support professional development, strategic healthcare, educational and community outreach. His personal experience under the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy has inspired him to do what he does today.

  • We firmly believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds are necessary for the future of innovation. Learn how Marlena Jackson, Scientific Researcher and founder of NexGeneGirls, is uplifting the next generation of scientists.

    What Does a Scientist Look Like? Part 2

    NexGeneGirls provides opportunities for young girls of color from underrepresented communities to participate in scientific processes through fun, hands-on science activities, lab experiments, and workshops that teach scientific principles.

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