This article by Travis Reilly was originally published on Psychedelic Spotlight, and appears here with permission.
Steven Huang, a consultant for leading psychedelic medicine company Numinus, explains why the industry should "harness the power of diversity."
Cis white men of privilege have routinely been overrepresented in the psychedelic industry, according to this week’s Psychedelic Spotlight podcast guest Steven Huang. But the hallucinogenic enthusiast turned Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) expert is doing his best to change the landscape for the better.
“It was just in the last year where I was thinking it’s time to bring [psychedelics and diversity] together,” Huang said during the wide-ranging conversation, adding, “The time has come for us to join forces and harness the power of diversity to make sure that we grow ethically and responsibly and for everyone.”
Huang never expected to be harnessing the power of diversity as a career. For a long time, he didn’t even realize the DEI space existed. It was only after crunching human resources data for tech companies …