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FREE Webinar for HBCU Students & Grads Today @ 2pm EST - Register Now!

FREE Webinar for HBCU Students & Grads Today @ 2pm EST - Register Now!
Posted By: Will Moss on December 14, 2020

Students of color are currently attempting to navigate their path to graduate school in the midst of a global pandemic and at a time when race relations in our country are at the forefront of the news cycle. This climate has impacted aspiring graduate students in our community.

Should we be concerned? Absolutely.

In its effort to support diversity in graduate admissions, The GRE General Test invites you to join them for an honest conversation to discuss admission bias, the current climate for graduate education amongst students of color, and the triumphs and challenges that our community faces.

During this power-hour virtual event, a panel of graduate students and community advocates across various disciplines will join Northwestern’s Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Graduate Diversity Officer to kick-off this much needed conversation.

When: Monday 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Where: Virtual Webcast
RSVP here: https://hbcuconnect.com/campaigns/2231/gre...


Reserve your spot today.

MODERATOR

Damon L. Williams, Jr.
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Graduate Diversity Officer
Northwestern University. Dean Williams has been featured in multiple publications including Black Enterprise as a Career Exploration Expert.

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PANELISTS

Deshauna Barber
CEO of SWAN (Service Women’s Action Network) former Miss USA, and first woman serving in the Army to earn the title.
Allante Whitmore
Creator and founder of The Blk + In Grad School podcast, community, and conference to help women and POC to obtain a graduate degree and succeed once in a program.

Julia Eze
A Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, speaker, and founder of The Nurse Link, a community to inspire and connect current, future, and aspiring nurses.
Jay Flores
A Global STEM Ambassador, speaker and advisor to organizations such as National Society of Engineers, Hispanic Society of Engineers, among others to assist with outreach a nd recruitment among Latino and African American students.

Liz Ibarra
A Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Student and speaker that uplifts diverse students to boldly push for their dreams and tackle obstacles to pursue their careers and a path of success.

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An advanced degree pays off with higher earnings and lower unemployment rates. Whether you are considering an MBA, Ph.D, law school, or an advanced degree in a STEM field, the GRE General Test lets you show schools you are ready to succeed.

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