Farzaneh_Milani_Class_SS_13SPIN-UPx Workshop: Promoting Diversity in STEM

Join a forum for connecting and supporting the inclusion of members of racial and ethnic minorities, gender and sexual minorities, students with physical, mental, and learning disabilities, students from low income backgrounds, and first generation college students.

The SPIN UPx event is FREE!

For more information, please contact cuwip@virginia.edu.


The event will be held in the Dome Room of the U.Va. Rotunda. The Upper West Oval Room will be a quiet room during SPIN-UP.

Friday, January 12th

1:00 PM Registration begins (Rotunda entrance)

1:30 PM Meeting’s Opening

1:45 PM Changing Demographics in STEM (Dr. David Ernst, Vanderbilt)

2:15 PM Question and Answer Session

2:45 PM Coffee Break

3:00 PM Break Out Sessions: we will hold small group discussions with facilitators/presenters on several topics including:

  • Navigating New Pathways in STEM
  • Intersectionality
  • Developing Allies and Advocates
  • My Identity in STEM
  • Strategies for combating discrimination

4:30 PM Building a Network

4:45 PM Closing

5:00 PM General Registration