This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Committee on Diversity Initiatives Undergraduate Diversity Program. SOT member and former Education Committee Chair Claude McGowan, PhD, reflects upon the importance of the program and honors those who helped guide the program over the years.
Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the CDI Undergraduate Diversity Program, Dr. Rayner shares how the program profoundly changed her life. The article also includes a history of the program.
The Committee on Diversity Initiatives is seeking volunteers interested in assisting with the 2019 Undergraduate Diversity Program in conjunction with the SOT Annual Meeting. The goal of the program is to recruit students from diverse backgrounds to graduate school in the biomedical sciences.
The Diversity Initiatives Endowment Career Development Award, administered by the SOT Committee on Diversity Initiatives, helped me attend the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) 77th Annual Meeting.
This blog joins others in Eye on CDI which features the career paths of students who started in toxicology at the SOT Undergraduate Diversity Program and now are in the scientific work force.