Mentorship Symposium

WISDOM & CHRIM Mentorship Pre-Conference Symposium
“Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Navigating the Scientific Landscape”

This symposium aims to discuss Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) perspectives through the lens of faculty and trainees, and the implications in mentor/mentee relationship. This symposium will feature invited speakers, and host a panel discussion with clinical and basic biomedical scientists and health professionals, and promises to be an engaging and invigorating opportunity for audience members to engage with mentor panelists and one another.

This symposium is jointly hosted by WISDOM (Women In Science: Development, Outreach and Mentoring) group of Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba and the CHRIM Early Investigator Mentorship Program.


Chairs: Neeloffer Mookherjee & Kristy Wittmeier (Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and University of Manitoba)

8:30 am – Intro to WISDOM (Neeloffer Mookherjee)
8:45 am – Jamila Hackworth
9:45 am – Marcia Anderson
10:45 am – Coffee Break
11:00 am – Panel discussion (Kristy Wittmeier)

For more information about the guest speakers, click here.