Graduate Diversity Enrichment Networking Event

The Inaugural Graduate Diversity Enrichment Networking event will provide a unique opportunity for underrepresented minority (URM) doctoral students in STEM disciplines to network with peer scientists and researchers from institutions of higher education across North Carolina. Purpose-­ ‐Increased awareness of the science and diversity grants Burroughs Wellcome Fund offers, specifically highlighting the Graduate Diversity Enrichment Program(GDEP) and the Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP)-­ ‐Facilitate inter-­‐institutional networkingamongURM doctoral students at North Carolina institutions of higher education ­‐Increase awareness of a variety of academic, career, and professional enrichment opportunities to pursue during graduate studies(academia, government, industry, etc.)-­‐To provide opportunities for students to identify potential research collaborations through connections made during networking

Awarded By

  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund



  • $5,000.00


  • February 2019 - February 2020