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NYAS Webinar: Career Paths: Academic Workforce Development

October 13, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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The growth and prosperity of society depends on nurturing intellectual STEM talent that drives innovation and solves real world problems, This requires creating a culture that nurtures, fosters and accepts diverse ideas, problem solving approaches and individuals.

The panelists at this webinar will discuss how STEM professionals can pave the path by creating programs and opportunities to help diverse STEM talent succeed professionally and create a culture that makes STEM accessible for all.

During this webinar, you’ll hear from a panel of Scientists on the following topics:

  1. Career growth of the Panel in Workforce Development.
  2. What opportunities to seek when planning for a career in STEM Workforce Development?
  3. What are the challenges to consider when pursuing this career path?
  4. What other avenues does it expose you to?

The event will be followed by a virtual networking opportunity with the panelists at 6:30 PM.

Panelists: Jackie Wirz, PhD, Executive Director, Saturday Academy, and André Walcott, PhD, Program Manager, Oregon Health and Sciences University

Register online for the webinar.

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October 13, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Categories:


Careers - Academic, Diversity & Inclusion
Focus Area
Prepare For Your Career
Graduate School