‘Eliminating Bias in Letters of Recommendation’ topic of Women in the Academy talk Jan. 28

“Eliminating Bias in Letters of Recommendation” will be the topic of the next installment of Women in the Academy on Thursday, Jan. 28, from noon to 1:15 p.m. The meeting will be held over Zoom.

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Panelists for the Jan. 28 discussion will include:

  • Nancy Cox, director of the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute
  • Michelle Grundy, director of the Health Professions Advisory Office
  • Simone McCarter, academic support coordinator of the Writing Studio

Women in the Academy, a program sponsored by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, offers Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars a chance to reflect on the ways that gender affects their experience as they begin their professional journey in the academy.

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Women in the Academy Spring 2021