Monday, April 1, 2019

Edward A. Bouchet Symposium: Think Big Diversity


With keynote speaker
Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull

Global champion of STEM diversity and inclusion



The University of Florida’s Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society invites you to join faculty, postdoctoral associates, graduate students, undergraduate students, and staff for its second annual spring symposium:



Spring 2019 Edward A. Bouchet Symposium
Featuring Dr. Renetta Tull, Global Advocate for STEM Diversity and Inclusion

Monday, April 1, 2019
10:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Reitz Union Chamber Room
UF Campus


Click this link to register online: Bouchet Symposium Registration.


This symposium brings together faculty and postdoctoral associates of color in different disciplines and stages of their career to offer insights on how to “Think Big Diversity.”




10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Dr. Micah Johnson
Bouchet Scholar and HIH NIDA Postdoctoral Fellow, UF Department of Epidemiology


10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Opening Address
Antonio Farias
UF Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President


11 a.m. to 12 noon

Keynote Address
Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull
Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, University of California Davis


Dr. Tull is a recognized champion of diversity and inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) whose career has had a global impact and worldwide reach. To learn more, click on this link: Renetta Garrison Tull: Living Life on Line. Creator of the hashtag #ThinkBigDiversity, she invites all to engage on Twitter @Renetta_Tull.


12 noon to 12:30 p.m.
Lunch Reception

Lunch will be provided for registered participants only. To help us prepare adequately, please make sure you can attend before you register.


1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Edward A. Bouchet Society Student Panel and Interactive Session

Moderated by Dr. Jeremy Magruder-Waisome, Bouchet Scholar and iAAMCS Project Manager and Postdoctoral Associate, UF Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering


Click this link to register online: Bouchet Symposium Registration.


To download a PDF flyer for this event, click on this link: Bouchet Symposium Flyer.


For more information online, click on this link: UF Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.


Questions? Email the UF Graduate School’s Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives at [log in to unmask].