Black Doctoral Network

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Upcoming events

    • September 21, 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • ONLINE
    Register
    Welcome!



    Short Description of the Workshop:

    Diversity and inclusion in the workplace causes employees to feel accepted and valued. When employees feel accepted and valued, they are also happier in their workplace and stay longer with an organization. As a result, organizations with greater diversity in the workplace have lower turnover rates and greater retention. This workshop highlights benefits that develop when organizations employee a diverse team of individuals. Participants will learn how to promote diversity in hiring and practice inclusion on a day-to-day basis.

    Who is the intended audience?:

    Undergraduate students, Graduate students, Professional students, Faculty, Industry Professional

    What is the intended experience level for your desired audience?:

    Advanced

    Presenter Bios:

    Dr. Samose L. Mays is the Parks and Recreation Director of Bryan County Georgia and adjunct professor at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Mays is also the founder of the Minority Recreational Leadership Academy (MRLA). Dr. Mays is also a member of NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association), NACPRO (National Association of County Parks and Recreation Officials), GRPA (Georgia Recreation and Park Association) and the Black Doctoral Network (BDN). 

    Follow Up:

    A Zoom link will be provided to everyone who registers to this event via email when you sign up.

    Join us now for this FREE online event for all members!

    NOTE: This workshop series will be audio and video recorded.

    • September 28, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • ONLINE
    Register
    Welcome!



    Short Description of the Workshop:

    The purpose of this workshop is to present a practical, outcome-based leadership model. This framework identifies five necessary components for improved leadership. Participants will leave with tools to build their leadership development plan.  

    Who is the intended audience?:

    Graduate students, Professional students

    What is the intended experience level for your desired audience?:

    Beginner, Intermediate

    Presenter Bios:

    Dr. Tempestt Adams is an award winning educator, workshop facilitator, and professional speaker. Her specialty area is Career and Technical Education (CTE) and she has over ten years of teaching and leadership experience across the 6-12, community college, and university levels.

    Dr. Willie Jones is a leadership development professional with over a decade of experience designing and delivering high impact and engaging learning solutions. He provides consultative services to frontline, mid-level, and senior level leaders across various industries

    Follow Up:

    A Zoom link will be provided to everyone who registers to this event via email when you sign up.

    Join us now for this FREE online event for all members!

    NOTE: This workshop series will be audio and video recorded.

    • October 14, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
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    WELCOME TO THE BDN GRADUATE SCHOOL & CAREER FAIR!

    The BDN Virtual Graduate School & Career Fair offers a two-in-one recruitment experience. This virtual recruitment fair is an excellent venue for employers who are committed to diversity and inclusion at their institution. As a recruiter, you will be able to network with and interview highly qualified candidates from underrepresented groups with advanced degrees from across the disciplines for faculty or other professional positions. 


    Fair Information:

    The recruitment fair will take place October 14, 2021 from 10am - 3pm (ET). 

    Recruiter Information:

    Candidates are students and professionals who are interested in pursuing graduate degrees or advanced degree holders who are pursuing career opportunities.

    Recruiters will have the ability to review candidate profiles, request resumes, collect information from candidates, and engage with candidates in a chat or via video call. Recruiters will gain access to set up their virtual booths in September. The virtual platform allows you to create a profile for each recruiter at the booth, upload documents, post a video, schedule follow up calls and connect directly with candidates. 


    Attendee Breakdown

    Below is a list of our most popular disciplines that will be represented by our candidates:

    • Africana Studies
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Communications
    • Education and Human Development
    • Engineering
    • Leadership
    • Math/Statistics
    • Nursing
    • Psychology
    • Public Health
    • Sociology

    All registered recruiters will be granted access to the BDN National Conference (October 28-30, 2021). 

    Registration Information: 

     Registration Type  Registration Fee
     Individual Booth Packages  
    Recruiter $325 per person
    Unit Member Recruiter  $300 per person
    University Partner Recruiter $250 per person
       
    Booth Bundle Packages   
    Recruiter Booth Bundle  $825
    Unit Member Bundle $750
    University Partner Bundle $600 
       
    Premium Booth Bundles  
    Recruiters Premium Booth Bundle  $1250 
    Unit Member Premium Booth Bundle $1100
    University Partner Premium Booth Bundle $1000 

    *Booth Bundle Packages include 3 registrations*

    **Premium Booth Bundle Packages include 3 registrations, 30-minute networking session, and online banner ad**


    Click Here to see the 2020 List of Recruiters 

    Refund Policy:

    Registration fees are refundable up until September 30, 2021. No refunds will be granted starting October 1, 2021.

    Questions: Deandra Taylor | dtaylor@blackphdnetwork.com | 610-400-9014

    • October 28, 2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • October 30, 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • ONLINE
    Register
    Welcome!



    The Black Doctoral Network is leading the next generation of Black scholars to reach new heights. Encouraging intellectual curiosity and transformative research, the Black Doctoral Network is a bridge leader, creating paths between scholars, disciplines, and academic universities all while its serves as an invaluable connection between higher education and the community at large.

    Conference Information:

    Due to the current landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic, we feel it is in the best interest of our attendees, staff, speakers and volunteers that we host our conference ONLINE this year and postpone our return to Atlanta until the 2022 conference. 

    BDN2021 brings together both world renowned and emergent scholars and professionals from the social sciences, STEM and humanities to function as a resource, a support system, as a space of intellectual exchange, and a place to create connections and develop collaborations.

    Registration & Membership Information: 

    In order to receive the member discount, please log in or join before registering for the conference.


     Registration Type

    Early-Bird Registration Fees

    Ends September 30, 2021

    Late Registration Fees

    Begins October 1, 2021 

     Undergraduate Student  $50  $75
     Graduate Student   $100  $125
     Member  $125  $150
     Non-Member  $175  $225


    Refund Policy:

    Registration fees are refundable up until September 30, 2021. No refunds will be granted starting , October 1, 2021.

    Presenter Information: 

    All group panel presentations require at least 3 presenters. Presenters may not take part in more than one panel presentation; presenters may give one and only one paper at the conference.

Past events

September 14, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Beyond Academia: Leveraging Your Doctoral Degree for Maximum Impact
September 08, 2021 Virtual Writing Retreat
August 12, 2021 Building Your Doctoral Toolkit
August 05, 2021 Virtual Writing Retreat
July 08, 2021 Summer Mixer Event
July 01, 2021 Virtual Writing Retreat
June 10, 2021 Summer Mixer Event
June 08, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: The Power of Intentionality: Becoming Aware of High Impact Careers through Internships
June 03, 2021 Virtual Writing Retreat
June 01, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Considering Opportunities Outside of Academia: What to Know and What to Do
May 25, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Turning Research into Revenue
May 20, 2021 Graduation Celebration
May 18, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: The Dissertation: What Happens When I'm Finished?
May 13, 2021 Zumba Night
May 11, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Writing for Publication: Principles and Strategies
May 06, 2021 Virtual Writing Retreat
May 04, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Nice is Not Enough: Unmasking Microaggressions in Higher Education
April 29, 2021 Bridging The Gap: Networking Night
April 27, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Black Women Leaders: How to Secure a Seat at the Table
April 22, 2021 Zoom Around The Room
April 20, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Networking and Sisterhood: Keys to Building a Supportive Professional Community
April 15, 2021 D9 Networking Mixer
April 08, 2021 BDN Networking Social
April 08, 2021 BDN Western Regional Conference 2021
April 01, 2021 Online Speed Networking
March 25, 2021 BDN Diaspora & Drinks
March 18, 2021 Women's History Trivia Event
March 11, 2021 Wine Mixer
March 04, 2021 Zoom Around The Room
February 11, 2021 The Scholars Mixer Event
February 04, 2021 Black History Trivia Event
January 14, 2021 Scattergories Game Event
January 07, 2021 Online Speed Networking Event
December 17, 2020 BDN Virtual Holiday Mixer
December 10, 2020 Zoom Around The Room
December 03, 2020 2 Truths and A Lie Networking Event
November 12, 2020 Scattergories Game Event
November 05, 2020 Roundtable Discussion Event
October 31, 2020 Virtual Bingo Night
October 30, 2020 Hot Seat Game Night
October 29, 2020 Online Speed Networking Event
October 29, 2020 8th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
October 22, 2020 Zoom Around The Room
October 15, 2020 Roundtable Discussion Event
October 15, 2020 BDN Virtual Graduate School and Career Fair
October 08, 2020 Online Speed Networking Event
October 01, 2020 Hot Seat Game Night
September 24, 2020 Virtual Bingo Night
September 17, 2020 Dance Party Icebreaker
September 10, 2020 Zoom Around The Room
September 03, 2020 Online Speed Networking Event
April 04, 2020 BDN Western Regional Conference 2020 - Recruiter Registration
October 24, 2019 7th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
October 24, 2019 7th Annual BDN Conference - Recruiter Registration
March 30, 2019 Black Doctoral Network Western Regional Conference
March 30, 2019 BDN Western Regional Conference - Recruiter Registration
October 25, 2018 6th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
October 25, 2018 6th Annual BDN Conference - Recruiter Registration
October 26, 2017 5th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
October 26, 2017 2017 BDN Conference - Recruiter Registration
February 25, 2017 Collegiate Diversity Recruitment Fair
October 27, 2016 4th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
October 08, 2015 3rd Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
July 02, 2015 BDN UK: Summer Social
June 30, 2015 BDN Chicago: Meet & Greet
June 29, 2015 BDN DC: Happy Hour
May 21, 2015 BDN Happy Hour Networking Mixer (NYC Area)
April 20, 2015 BDN's Happy Hour - Spring Mixer (DC Area)
December 18, 2014 BDN Holiday Mixer (NYC)
October 23, 2014 2nd Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference

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