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03/22/2019

The Third Annual Women of Color in the Academy Conference

Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom, second floor.
More Information: https://web.northeastern.edu/woc/

Northeastern is proud to host the 3rd Annual Boston-Wide Women of Color in the Academy Conference in 2019. This year’s conference theme is Caring for Self, Caring for the Collective. The conference will be held in the Curry Student Center at Northeastern University on Friday, March 22, from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

This year’s keynote speakers are:

The panel and workshop break-out sessions will touch on topics such as finding mentors, mentoring and sponsoring others, early career challenges, negotiation, strategizing a career path, maintaining a scholarly identity as teaching faculty, mid-career challenges, intersectionality, and microaggressions.

The overall conference goal is to facilitate a more diverse academy by enhancing the timely career progression primarily of faculty, but also of post-doctoral scholars and graduate students. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of interactive, hands-on workshops, as well as to network with other women faculty of color throughout the greater Boston region.

Registration information can be found on the conference website. Participant fees are $0 for Northeastern participants.

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