Resources

Information on Gender Equity in Science:

Profiles/Interviews with women scientists:

Videos:

Informational websites:

UNC Campus Resources:

  • Carolina Women’s Center – an organizations whose goal is to create an inclu-sive education and work environment where gender is not a barrier to success, difference and diversity are celebrated, and everyone is safe to live, learn, teach, and work without threat of harm or unequal treatment (http://womenscenter.unc.edu/resources/). The Carolina Women’s Center provides a number of online resources, including information on family advocacy and preg-nancy (http://womenscenter.unc.edu/our-work/gender-equity/family-advocacy/what-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-unc/).
  • UNC Wellness Center – offers a comprehensive selection of personalized, medically integrated health education and fitness to help educate partici-pants on a variety of medical, fitness and lifestyle enhancement topics (http://uncwellness.com/).
  • UNC Human Resources Work-Life Programs – child care, elder care, flexible work arrangements, and more programs offered by UNC to promote health and wellness (http://hr.unc.edu/benefits/work-life-programs/).
  • UNC-CH Student Parent Association (SPA) – an organization that provides re-sources, support, avenues for advocacy and social networking opportunities to all pregnant and parenting UNC students, postdoctoral fellows and medical resi-dents (http://uncstudentorgs.collegiatelink.net/organization/uncch-student-parent-association).
  • University Career Services – Teaches networking basics, hosts networking events, and helps UNC students connect with alumnus (http://careers.unc.edu/, http://careers.unc.edu/resources/alumni-advisor-network.html).
  • Bell Tower Toastmasters – Teaches effective public speaking and leadership (http://www.unc.edu/bellttmi/).
  • Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) – Provides resources and opportunities to help foster success-ful research careers for postdocs (http://postdocs.unc.edu/ ). The Minority Postdoctoral Alliance, an initiative of the Office of Postdoctoral Affiairs (OPA), strives to provide a sense of community and support for racial and ethnic minority postdoctoral scholars at UNC-CH. It provides a platform for participants to connect with other postdocs, meet mentors, and use resources for maximizing career development available at UNC-CH. To be informed of upcoming MPA events, please join the MPA listserv by sending an email to opa@unc.edu with the subject line “Subscribe to MPA listserv.” For more resources, visit (http://www.minoritypostdoc.org/view/resources.html).
  • Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) – The UNC Center for Faculty Excellence provides a variety of support services for current faculty members and graduate instructors in the areas of teaching, research, service, mentoring, and e-learning. For a complete description of CFE’s offerings go to (http://cfe.unc.edu/).
  • Graduate Student Professional Development Resources (GSPDR) – Find events and courses designed to prepare graduate students for career success
  • Learning Center – Offers academic counseling, coaching, and dissertation assistance for graduate students (http://learningcenter.unc.edu/).

*access to UNC Libraries required

A special thank you to Mary Zeller, Stephanie Kramer, Courtney Roberts, and Ginnie Hench for providing many of the resources listed.

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