Why Mentoring Matters for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

SCTR Communications
March 15, 2021
SCTR's TL1 Seminar Series upcoming event, Why Mentoring Matters for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

The SCTR TL1 program is hosting a Trainee Seminar Series with Dr. Audrey J. Murrell from the University of Pittsburgh on Mentoring Matters for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

This session will examine the extensive research on the positive impact mentoring has on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The discussion will explore the various functions of high-quality mentoring relationships and the different forms of mentoring that can be effectively used to support the important work involved with ongoing diversity efforts.

Dr. Audrey MurrellDr. Murrell conducts research, teaching, and consulting that helps organizations better utilize and engage their most important assets – their human and social capital. She is currently a Professor of Business Administration with secondary appointments within the Department of Psychology and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. Previously, she served as the Acting Dean of the University of Pittsburgh Honors College, Associate Dean within the College of Business Administration, and Director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership.

Dr. Murrell received her B.S. from Howard University, magna cum laude, and her M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Delaware. She is the author of several books including: “Mentoring Dilemmas: Developmental Relationships within Multicultural Organizations” (with Faye Crosby and Robyn Ely); “Intelligent Mentoring: How IBM Creates Value through People, Knowledge and Relationships” (with Sheila Forte-Trummel and Diana Bing); “Mentoring Diverse Leaders: Creating Change for People, Processes and Paradigms” (with Stacy Blake-Beard); and, the recent book entitled, “Diversity Across Disciplines: Research on People, Policy, Process and Paradigm” (with Jennifer Petrie-Wyman and Abdesalam Soudi).

Seminar Details

While the target audience for this lecture series is students, current and former TL1 trainees, and post-doctoral fellows, each topic of the series has been universally applicable to all research personnel. This seminar is open to everyone at MUSC. Registration is free but required.

Why Mentoring Matters for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Audrey J. Murrell, Ph.D.
Professor of Business Administration, Psychology, Public and International Affairs
University of Pittsburgh

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

1-hour DEI credit

Please contact Kristen Briggman with any questions about the Trainee Seminar Series.

Related Links

SCTR TL1 (T32) Predoctoral Clinical & Translational Research Training Program

Trainee Seminar Series: Grit

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