Workshop: Designing Inclusive STEM Training Environments


Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 10:00 to 11:30


Seminar Room L4F01


This interactive workshop will introduce approaches to facilitate inclusion, equity, and belonging in classroom, laboratory, and institutional training contexts. Workshop attendees will leave this session equipped with knowledge of evidence-based practices to promote equity, inclusion, and belonging and ideas for how to implement some of those practices within their local training environments.

Session format: in person (OIST community only).

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Dr. Taralyn Tan

Assistant Dean for Educational Innovation and Scholarship in the Office for Graduate Education at Harvard Medical School

Dr. Taralyn (Tari) Tan serves as the Assistant Dean for Educational Innovation and Scholarship in the Office for Graduate Education at Harvard Medical School, where she is also a Lecturer on Neurobiology. In these roles Dr. Tan leads educational programs including an NIH-funded neuroscience post-baccalaureate program (PiNBAC) and a neuroscience partnership between Harvard Medical School and Morehouse School of Medicine, she teaches courses on neuroscience and pedagogy, she engages in education scholarship related to inclusive pedagogy and student metacognition, and she runs a variety of workshops for trainees and faculty to build institutional capacity for effective mentorship and inclusive teaching practices. Dr. Tan earned her PhD in Neurobiology from Harvard University and completed an education-focused postdoctoral program as a Curriculum Fellow at Harvard Medical School. She served as Director of Education, and later Associate Director, of the Harvard PhD Program in Neuroscience prior to beginning her current position. Dr. Tan is passionate about increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM. During her fellowship at C-Hub, she will be collaborating with OIST to develop an innovative course centered on integrating diversity and inclusion into neuroscience curricula, and giving workshops on Designing Inclusive STEM Training Environments, Supporting Women in STEM, and discussions on career pathways.

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