The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will host a free day of professional development and community building programming on Friday, April 29th. The “Planting Seeds: Strengthening Agriculture by Growing Ourselves” event is intended for Black, Indigenous and students of color at UW and about 30 students from Vincent High School of Agricultural Science in Milwaukee.
The event is a collaboration between the college’s Mentorship Opportunities in Science & Agriculture for Individuals of Color (MOSAIC) initiative and the UW–Madison chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS).
- Date: Friday, April 29, 2022
- Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Location: Biochemistry and Microbial Sciences buildings
- 9:30 a.m.: Welcome and Introductions
- 10:00 a.m.: Workshop 1: Impostor Syndrome with Binnu Palta Hill
- 11:15 a.m.: Workshop 2: Strategies for Research Success with Dr. Jenny Faust
- 12:15 p.m.: Lunch
- 1:15 p.m.: Panel: “My Perfectly Imperfect Non-Linear Career in Agricultural Science”
- 2:15 p.m.: StrengthsFinder Assessment
- 3:30 p.m.: Post-event socializing with dessert and coffee