Latina Researchers Network Upcoming Event
We are excited to once again co-host the HISPA 2015 NYC Youth Conference “Take Action! Achieve Your Dreams”
Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 West 59th Street, New York, New York 10019
“The annual Youth Conference provides 8th and 9th grade students with a unique experience to visit a college campus and attend hands-on workshops designed by participating professional organizations, college staff and corporations”. Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA) highlights professionals and careers in the STEM fields. The conference will also feature a panel of university students including special guests from the Program for Researchers Initiatives in Science and Math at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (PRISM), Columbia University and CUNY.
You are invited to join us! Come share your journey and serve as a role model for the students.
If you attended our 2014 Latina Researchers Conference you may recall the HISPA youth receive a standing ovation from our amazing senior professors, scholars, researchers and students, as they paraded at the culmination of one of the featured plenary sessions, as part of the first New York City HISPA Conference.
Register as a volunteer at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hispa-2015-nyc-youth-conference-take-action-achieve-your-dreams-tickets-16152663050
About us: The Latina Researchers Network was founded to ensure the successful achievement of Latina researchers and under-represented scholars. The Network is committed to bringing awareness to the challenges and opportunities faced by under-represented investigators, to showcasing excellence in scholarship, and to building a supportive community of diverse scholars and allies to increase the research pipeline. Stay connected! Get latest news and updates via our List-serve, Tweet Chats, Facebook Page and LinkedIn Group. For more information, visit www.LatinaResearchers.com
About HISPA: HISPA is a New Jersey-based national non-profit organization dedicated to contributing to America’s future by inspiring Latino students’ academic performance and mobilizing Latino professionals to serve as role models in educational programs. Many of the professionals who have joined this initiative are in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. To date, more than 1,500 Latino professionals have become volunteers supporting educational programs in New Jersey, New York City and San Antonio. For more information about HISPA visit: www.hispa.org