Fireside Chat: Ways to Advance Innovation, Equity, and Inclusion via Professional Development

Mar 27, 2023, 10:00 am11:00 am
Online Event


Event Description
Join GradFUTURES Director, Associate Dean Eva Kubu for a fireside chat to kick-off the 4th Annual GradFUTURES Forum and the theme “Advancing Innovation, Equity, and Inclusion via Professional Development.” She’ll be in conversation with Leonard Cassuto and Julia Freeland Fisher ’07 regarding the interconnected priorities of increasing access to graduate education and ensuring equitable access to opportunity. They will discuss innovations in graduate student professional development that can help expand students’ networks. Cassuto is a professor of English at Fordham University, the author of The New PhD: How to Build a Better Graduate Education, a columnist for The Chronicle of Higher Education --and a long-time advocate for student-centric approaches to graduate student success. Fisher is the director of education research at the Clayton Christensen Institute and the author of Who You Know: Unlocking Innovations That Expand Students’ Networks that focuses on ways to enhance students’ access to and ability to navigate new peer, mentor, and professional networks.


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