2021 NC WoCRN Symposium

Please save-the-date for the upcoming 2021 NC WoCRN Symposium

The 3rd Annual Symposium of the NC Women of Color Research Network will take place virtually on Thursday, May 27, 2021 – 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Registration will open in late April/early May – info coming soon!

The overarching theme is “Telling Our Stories,” and speakers and panelists are encouraged to highlight their personal journeys. The day will start with Dr. Talitha Washington as our keynote speaker, followed by a panel discussion (The Role of Networks and Collaborations in Our Research Careers), a session – “Pitch Your Research,” and an extended roundtable networking activity. There will also be an opportunity to visually present your research in a poster slide show, if you so choose!

Stay tuned – more info is on the way – but please add this event to your calendars!



The NC WoCRN is a statewide network of researchers representing academia, government, and industry. North Carolina is the second regional chapter of the NIH WoCRN, established in 2014. The NIH WoCRN was established to address challenges faced by women and minorities entering and advancing in scientific careers. The mission of the NC WoCRN is to promote career advancement by broadening participation of women researchers and scientists of color, establishing collaborations and partnerships, multi-level mentoring, outreach, and professional networking.