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HU ADVANCE-IT Announces the CFA for its ‘Follow the Leader’ Award

HU ADVANCE-IT is still celebrating the wealth of information Dr. Verna Orr shared during her presentation at our Leadership Development event last week.  Her presentation, entitled “Profiles, Pedigrees, and Proficiencies: Factors and Forces Influencing the Trajectories of African American Women Postsecondary Presidents,” engaged the audience in a rich conversation about leadership and leadership development opportunities at Howard University.   As the conversation closed, Dr. Sonya Smith, HU ADVANCE-IT PI, announced HU ADVANCE-IT’s ‘Follow the Leader’ Award and explained that it will provide [...]

Dr. Verna F. Orr shares Experiences of African-American Women who are College/University Presidents

You don’t want to miss this! Dr. Verna F. Orr shares experiences of African-American Women who are College/University Presidents. Date:  November 6, 2014 Location: Howard University, Carnegie Building, Conference Room A Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm === Please RSVP at huadvanceit@howard.edu or 202.238.2448.   “Profiles, Pedigrees, and Proficiencies: Factors and Forces Influencing the Trajectories of African American Women Postsecondary Presidents“ will expound on the following topics: 1.      Leadership skills are transferable – the best leaders come from unlikely places 2.      No one way to the college presidency (trajectory) 3.      Race is [...]

Howard Women STEM Faculty Undergo Intensive Media Training

Howard University’s Office of University Communication (OUC) partnered with HU ADVANCE-IT to host multiple media training sessions for Women STEM Faculty.  Two training sessions have already occurred and more are being planned in the future. Besides using this training to advocate for Women STEM Faculty, OUC pulls from the list of trainees for its Speakers Bureau.  Media Training is required in order to participate in this speakers bureau and HU ADVANCE-IT helps Women STEM Faculty meet this requirement. Women STEM Faculty [...]

HU ADVANCE-IT Completes Media Week

One unique aspect of HU ADVANCE-IT is our Media Campaign.  It fits within the Advocacy theme (Education. Advocacy. Empowerment.) and is designed to raise awareness of the scholarly contributions of Women STEM Faculty. One special component integrated into our Media Campaign is the professional studio recording, in conjunction with Howard University’s TV Station – WHUT, of each Women Faculty’s STEM story and how she arrived on Howard’s campus.  We have not interviewed everyone yet, but have had participants from about [...]