Mentoring & Career Development Workshop

October 28 & 29, 2020 • 12pm-4pm Virtual Meeting

GSA Mentoring and Career Development Technical Assistance Workshop Virtual Meeting for Early Career Diversity Fellows

Co-Chairs: Patricia Heyn, Keith Whitfield, and Patricia D’Antonio
Faculty: Shani Bardach, Walter Boot, Ruth Dunkle, J Taylor Harden, Roland Thorpe, Tam Perry, Jaron Lockett and Carmen Sceppa.

This unique Mentoring and Career Development Technical Assistance Workshop program is tailored to suit the needs of trainees from diverse backgrounds. This exceptional educational and networking opportunity supports professional training and growth among early career trainees from underrepresented background. The workshop content was designed to provide trainees with rich and diverse professional experiences and specialized gerontological education and mentoring activities. This workshop is designed to empower trainees for successful career development and strategic planning. Comprehensive information related to mentoring, career development, professional networks and leadership will be discussed with the ultimate goal to produce a successful, well-prepared and empowered diverse workforce to contribute to the future of aging research.

Through a grant from the NIA, GSA can offer up to 50 grants to students and post-doctoral fellows from underrepresented groups to participate in the workshop. To apply, review the requirements and submit a completed application by September 21, 2020, 5:00PM ET.

Award Requirements and Application

Awardees must attend the workshop in its entirety and attend the GSA 2020 Online Annual Scientific Meeting.

The GSA Mentoring and Career Development Technical Assistance Workshop is supported by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number R13AG062151.