SfN Advancing Science Through Diversity:

Jun 15 2017 Published by under Uncategorized

Note: I am an olde farte, and am not sure what "live video" means, but here is a link for more info on the whole program: Can’t attend live? Register to watch on-demand. Email nextgenleaders@sfn.org with any questions. 

 

Affirmative Attention: Advancing Science Through Diversity

Meet the Moderator: Michelle D. Jones-London, PhD As part of our ongoing commitment to promoting the essential contributions of scientistMichelle Jones London.jpgs from diverse backgrounds, the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) will host Affirmative Attention: Advancing Science Through Diversity, a live video discussion, on July 17 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT.

The moderator for this discussion, Michelle D. Jones-London, serves as Chief in the Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity (OPEN) at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH. In her role there, she chairs the NINDS Diversity Working Group and plays a lead role in the establishment of networks and partnerships to increase neuroscience workforce diversity.

Among many other initiatives, Jones-London has spearheaded an annual conference of all Diversity Research Education Grant programs. The workshop she led this past April, “Activating a Neural Network: Admission Strategies to Increase Diverse Neuroscience Trainees,” offered a venue for program PIs to collaborate, share best practices, and gain knowledge of the tools, resources, and data available for advancing their programs.

Visit Neuronline to learn more about Jones-London and our other speakers. Registration for this event is free and open to the public. Don’t miss the opportunity to engage in this timely discussion.

Questions? Contact nextgenleaders@sfn.org.

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