Climate Change: Expanding the Impact of Diversity Interventions

Sunday, 16 February 2014
Columbus AB (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Sherilynn Black , Duke University, Durham, NC
It is often assumed that local and national diversity initiatives only affect underrepresented students, and are less relevant in the development of majority students, faculty, or institutional leadership. This presentation will highlight some of the strategies developed by the Office of Biomedical Graduate Diversity at Duke University to successfully expand the positive impact of diversity initiatives to the wider university community, ultimately leading to an enhanced experience for underrepresented PhD candidates.