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The Importance of Culturally Responsive Mentoring

October 5, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

iBiology and NRMN present “Mentoring to Diversify the US Biomedical Workforce”

Mentoring is essential to improving the success of underrepresented scientists. Join us on Monday October 5th, 2015 for a live Q&A to talk about culturally responsive mentoring and the importance of taking into account diverse cultural experiences to establish more effective mentoring relationships. Our esteemed panel of experts will discuss culturally responsive mentoring, why it matters and how it can help diversify the U.S. biomedical workforce.
This Google Hangout On Air, hosted by iBiology and the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) will feature Dr. Angela Byars-Winston of the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Dr. Kenneth Gibbs, Jr. of the National Cancer Institute; Dr. Joel Oppenheim of New York University; and Dr. Sonia Zárate of the University of San Diego. The event will be moderated by Dr. Mónica I. Feliú-Mójer, Science Outreach Program Manager for iBiology and Vice-Director for Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR).
You can join the live Q&A on this event page. RSVP there to receive a reminder once the event is getting close!
Use the event page to send us your questions any time, before or during the live Q&A, and to vote on submitted questions by clicking on the +1 next to each question to move them up the in the question queue. You can also tweet your questions and participate in the conversation using #iBioHangout. Make sure to follow iBiology (@ibiology) and NRMN (@NRMNET).
Date and Time: Monday October 5th, 2015, 1:00-2:00pm EDT / 10:00-11:00am PDT
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You can watch previous iBiology Hangouts here.
Sonia Zárate, PhD
Kenny Gibbs, Jr., PhD
Joel Oppenheim, PhD
Angela Byars-Winston, PhD


October 5, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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