- Health and Wellness
- Clinical and Translational Science Institute
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Apply for the Mothers Leading Science leadership development program by April 30
Mothers Leading Science (MLS) is accepting applications for its 2022-23 cohort.
The year-long leadership development program is intended for research-intensive faculty in the health sciences who identify as mothers of school age and/or young children. This program intends to foster professional and personal growth, provide peer mentoring, integrate the dual roles of scientist and mother, develop future institutional leaders, and build a network of peers for ongoing support throughout their careers.
The program includes a year of formal programming, followed by an annual retreat and consultation. Participants receive dedicated programming and facilitation, peer support and connection, networking, resilience and leadership training.
- Faculty appointment
- Health sciences research-intensive (must have ≥50% protected research time)
- Mother of school-age and/or younger child(ren) living in the home at least 50% of the time
- Must be able to commit to year-long program and attend the retreat and 75% of meetings
- Strong interest in professional, personal and leadership development
- Open to giving and receiving peer support
- Willing to participate in all program evaluation efforts
Contact Ginger White (giw7 [at] pitt.edu) with questions.