Second Black Voices in Biomedical Research Storytelling Event
This will be the second installment in the Black Voices in Research Storytelling Event series.
As part of our mission to cultivate and engage each other in honest and vulnerable conversations about race, the UF CSTI Diversity and Cultural Competence Council (DC3) introduces its second Black Voices in Research Storytelling Event. This event underscores the inherent value of telling our stories. Our goals of this event are to create a platform for black biomedical researchers and research professionals (faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students) to amplify their stories, to bring awareness to their experiences that have shaped how they show up in their field, and to build and enrich UF’s diverse research community. Innovation, collaboration, and problem-solving in science include the voices of all of us. This is how we usher in a new era of research diversity.
To make this event a reality, we are partnering with Guts & Glory, a Gainesville-owned company run by Taylor Williams. The Black Voices in Research Storytelling Event will feature a cast of five Black voices who will share their stories in a live stream format via the Heartwood Soundstage. These stories will be recorded, resulting in evergreen, shareable videos that can help to highlight the unique experiences of Black biomedical researchers and research professionals and contribute to the growing conversations about race, research, and academia throughout UF and other institutions across the United States.