Thursday, 29 July 2021
Mentorship and outreach are vital components towards building up and maintaining the next generation of scientists. We'll highlight STEM initiatives and host a round-table discussion on how to engage in mentorship and outreach in Black communities.
Lifting as We Climb: Setting the Stage Effective Mentor-Mentee Relationships
In this workshop we will discuss the benefits of mentoring relationships and analyze case studies to examine two foundational areas to building strong mentoring relationships: communication and aligning expectations.
Runtime: 1 Hr
Cultivating the future of STEM: Community Outreach, Team Building, and Career Training
In this panel, we’ll highlight the importance of programs targeted towards diversifying the STEM pipeline at multiple career levels. Topics will include how to develop a program, the impact such programs have on trainees, students, and the community, and what problems remain to be solved.
Mentorship Spotlight: Building an Equitable and Efficient Lab
Time: 1PM-2 PT | 4-5PM ET | 9-10 PM BST
This roundtable discussion will feature a dream team in neuroscience, where they will address mentorship and lab dynamics. Join the Williams lab in discussing work styles, efficiency, and proper mentor/mentee communication at various levels.
Dionna Williams, PhD (Johns Hopkins)
Runtime: 1 hr
This round table discussion will feature a dream team in neuroscience, where they will address mentorship and lab dynamics. Join the Williams lab in discussing work styles, efficiency, and proper mentor/mentee communication at various levels.
Social Media Participation: #BlackJourneyToNeuro
Share your own #BlackJourneyToNeuro on social media and join us for a Twitter chat!