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.
‐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
February 2019 - February 2020