Effective Strategies for Workforce Diversity Development - Duke Researcher Fundamentals Session

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Melkonian, Mitch


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Duke Research & Innovation Week 2023


Director of Affirmative Action and Compliance Programs Sophia Brelvi and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Elizabeth Jones

This in-person Researcher Fundamentals session will explore the importance of diversity in the workplace and provide practical tips and best practices for creating a more inclusive and equitable work environment. Topics will include strategies for recruiting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce, as well as ways to address unconscious bias and promote diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the workplace. ‏‏‎ ‎ Featuring: Sophia Brelvi, Director of Affirmative Action and Compliance Programs, Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) and Elizabeth Jones, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) ‏‏‎ ‎ For more information and to register, please visit ‏‏‎ ‎ Limited seating available. ‏‏‎ ‎ Researcher Fundamentals session part of Duke Research & Innovation Week 2023. Learn more at ‏‏‎ ‎ A new track of educational opportunities, Duke Researcher Fundamentals Sessions will familiarize faculty investigators with various research enterprise tools, resources and services to help facilitate their innovative research at Duke. Faculty and research staff across campus and the School of Medicine are invited to join their colleagues and subject matter experts in robust discussions about the challenges facing researchers in the post-COVID world.


Multicultural/Identity, Diversity/Inclusion, Lecture/Talk, Training, Conference/Symposium, Workshop/Short Course, Research, Information Session, Free Food and Beverages, and Giveaways