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Remaining in the scientific workforce after time off for caregiving

This webinar has been postponed. It will be rescheduled at a later date.

This webinar will focus on NIH programs designed to support re-entry and retention in the scientific workforce after caregiving breaks: the , and .

The webinar will feature researchers who have benefited from these programs sharing their stories and highlighting the programs' impact. The webinar will include a 30-minute presentation, followed by 5-minute talks from each of our guests, and conclude with a 15–20 minute Q&A session.

This event is sponsored by the 50業子 Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee.

Speakers

Katie C. Coate

Katie C. Coate
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University

Lewina Lee

Lewina Lee
Associate Professor, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Xenia T. Tigno

Xenia T. Tigno
Associate Director for Careers, National Institutes of Health Office of Research on Women's Health

Sudha Sharma

Sudha Sharma, moderator
Professor, Howard University

Who should attend

  • Early-career and midcareer biochemistry and molecular biology professionals.
  • Senior faculty and managers serving in mentoring roles.

Learning objectives

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of NIH programs designed to support re-entry and retention in the scientific workforce after caregiving breaks.
  • Learn about the real-world impact of NIH re-entry programs through personal stories and experiences shared by awardees, illustrating the effectiveness and benefits of these initiatives.
  • Identify practical strategies and resources provided by the NIH to support scientists returning to their careers after caregiving breaks.
  • Other initiative and funding opportunities from the ORWH that are of interest to early-career and midcareer scientists.
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