This event ended on October 21, 2017 11:00 PM.
Main conference starts Oct 19th and ends October 21st.
Pre conference day, DPC events will also take place at this time, is October 18th.
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DPC Pre Conference Event (3 sessions)
4:00-5:30PM "Leveraging Personal
Assets for Community Benefit" Workshop: In this workshop participants will
reflect upon their personal assets and gain tools for
effectively using them to persist in science. They will also increase their
understanding of how their persistence in science can directly benefit the
communities they come from and the Diversity Program Consortium for BUILD/NRMN
5:30 – 6:30PM "Building Social
Capital in Science and within the Diversity Program
Consortium" Mixer: Social capital can be defined as networks of
people and community resources. We will build upon the existing social capital
of participants to grow their scientific networks, particularly within the
6:30 – 8:30PM "Sharing your
SACNISTA/BUILD/NRMN Voice" Activity: Spoken word is a performance art
that enables the speaker to share their views for multiple reasons,
including to influence change. In this activity participants will reflect upon
their own experiences with the predominant culture of science. The activity
will focus on working together to develop a spoken word piece that can be used
to influence positive change and enhance the diversity of the biomedical
8:30 – 8:45PM Closing Activity