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Horizon Therapeutics plc Expands Commitment to Educational Equity, STEAM Careers and Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Adds Meharry Medical College as Horizon Scholars Partner

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Dublin–(business wire)–Horizon Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq: HZNP) today announced that through its Horizon Scholars program, it is offering education equity, science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) careers and Expanded our commitment to Universities (HBCUs). A student at Meharry College of Medicine. The Horizon Scholars program provides scholarships to cover student debt burdens while providing students with professional mentorship, peer networking, internships, and job opportunities.

“Through our partnerships with these institutions, Horizon is committed to meaningfully supporting diverse thinking and experiences in the STEAM field, encouraging diverse students to attend college, pursue their STEAM dreams, and explore career possibilities. We will make the most of it,” said Horizon, Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Diversity Officer. “Education and experiential learning go hand in hand in pursuing a successful career. I have.”

Horizon’s partnership with Meharry Medical College is the latest extension of the company’s commitment to educational equity and promoting diversity in the next generation of STEAM leaders. Six of his 40 Horizon Scholars, including the newest Meharry Scholars, are currently enrolled in liberal arts and health sciences programs at Howard University, Harris Stowe State University, Meharry Medical School, and Charles Drew Medical School. I’m here. Black graduate institution.

We recognize that closing the education equity gap, beyond covering the debt burden, cannot be achieved through financial support alone, while at the same time investing in providing experiential opportunities for our scholars. Each scholar is matched with a Horizon employee as a professional mentor and has access to quarterly programming events designed to develop professional networking skills, build resumes, and practice mock interviews . Scholars also have the opportunity to meet employees and learn about internships and employment opportunities at Horizon.

About Meharry College of Medicine

Founded in 1876, Meharry Medical College is the nation’s largest private, independent, historically black academic health science center dedicated to the education of minority and other medical professionals. True to its heritage, it is a United Methodist Church affiliated institution. The university is particularly well known for its independently developed and highly effective educational programs. A new excellence in the study of health disparities. It contributes significantly to culturally sensitive, evidence-based healthcare services and to the diversity of the country’s healthcare professional workforce. Meharry is a leading African-American national educator with MD and DDS degrees and a Ph.D. Biomedical Degree.. Mission and Vision – Find out more at Meharry Medical College.

About Horizon

Horizon is a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of medicines that address critical needs of people affected by rare diseases, autoimmune diseases and severe inflammatory diseases. Our pipeline has a purpose: We use our scientific expertise and courage to provide patients with clinically meaningful treatments. We believe that science and compassion must work together to transform lives. To learn more about how we work in incredible ways to impact lives, visit and follow us. twitterLinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook.