May 2020 Diversity Programs
BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women is accepting applications for the Fall 2020 program. BRIDGES is an inclusive professional development program for women in higher education who seek to gain or strengthen their academic leadership capabilities. It is designed to help women identify, understand and build their leadership roles in the academy. Deadline: May 6. Apply.
Broadening Corporate Board Diversity: Earning a Board Seat, sponsored by the Director Diversity Initiative at the UNC School of Law, is a program aimed at women and people of color who want to learn more about corporate board service. The event includes a panel discussion with industry leaders and breakout sessions. Enrollment is limited and based upon application. Event: May 21 (online). Deadline: May 14. Apply.
The McKinsey Freshman Diversity Leadership Academy (FDLA) aims to support talented Black, African American, Hispanic, Latinx and/or Native American college freshmen in their professional growth. Participants will build leadership, team problem-solving and case preparation skills while learning about the management consulting industry and careers at McKinsey. Deadline: June 30. Apply.
The Competitive Advantage Consortium Undergraduate Program aims to improve outcomes for underrepresented minority undergraduates, increase readiness for employment or graduate school and address need across all academic disciplines. Event: September 11-13, location TBD. Deadline: July 15. Apply.
The Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums provide diverse freshmen and sophomores with the opportunity to learn about financial services through a variety of programs. Application deadlines and locations vary by program. Details.
The TEAM ADVANCE program, offered by the Center for Faculty Excellence, fosters accessible, equitable and effective mentoring to faculty around campus, emphasizing support for women of color and white women in STEM fields. Apply.
The Department of Psychiatry’s Promise Study invites assistant professors engaged in biomedical research who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander or multiracial to participate in a research study comparing peer mentoring approaches for their positive impact on personal gains and longer-term career outcomes. Participants receive up to $500. Apply.