Facebook Live Q&A: Mentorship and Women of Color in Science

Date and Time

– March 4, 2020, 12:00 PM EST
Event Information

The Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) invites you to participate in our upcoming Facebook Live Q&A panel discussion on which mentorship models are most effective for women of color. The panel will be moderated by Melissa Ghim, Ph.D., who leads career development and workforce diversity programs at ORWH. 

Panelists include Yarimar Carrasquillo, Ph.D., a principal investigator at the Pain and Integrative Neuroscience Branch of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health; Sherine El-Toukhy Ph.D., M.A., an Earl Stadtman tenure-track investigator and NIH Distinguished Scholar in the Division of Intramural Research at the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities; and Sadhana Jackson, M.D., a pediatric neuro-oncologist at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. 

The panelists will discuss their experiences with mentorship and share effective strategies for finding a good mentor and warning signs that someone might not be a good fit. They’ll also share their experiences as minority women in biomedicine.