Proposal and Dissertation Preparation WEBINARS for All! July 16 & 17, 2012

Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale and Dr. Renetta G. Tull of the PROMISE Dissertation House have been invited by the Empowering Leadership Alliance (ELA) Mentoring Program of Rice University to lead two webinars next week on preparing the proposal and the final defense.

*Proposal Writing: Monday, July 16, 10AM Pacific, 12PM Central, 1PM Eastern. Sign up for this session here by Sunday, July 15.

*The Final Defense: Tuesday, July 17, 10AM Pacific, 12PM Central, 1PM Eastern.  Sign up for this session here by Sunday, July 15.


There will be a 5 minute overview of the topic at hand, and then the rest of the time will be devoted to responding to students’ questions.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity!  Graduate students from all schools are invited.


About ELA: The Empowering Leadership Alliance (ELA) is a program that was launched in 2007 and is funded by NSF. The program’s director and PI is Professor Richard Tapia at Rice University, and engages underrepresented minority students in computing disciplines at research institutions in a nationwide network composed of dozens of leading universities, professional societies, laboratories, research centers, and corporations.  Read the original press release here.   
Dr. Tapia won the national medal of science.  Dr. Tapia is a renowned mathematician and a national champion of diversity. More about Dr. Tapia:

About Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) –, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull;
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2 Responses to Proposal and Dissertation Preparation WEBINARS for All! July 16 & 17, 2012

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