PhD+ Foundations 3: Building Resilience and Leveraging Strength

Virtual - Please register by 5 PM (ET), Feb 4th to attend this session

This is the third session of the PhD+ Spring 2022 Foundations series. 

The challenges in graduate school and Postdoc training may cause significant stress, anxiety, and imposter fears. In this interactive workshop, learn some strategies of building resilience to nip imposter fears in the bud and tame negative thoughts to reduce stress from building up. Moreover, build self-awareness around your unique individual strengths through the well-researched instrument. This will enable you to meet challenges in a fashion that works best for you.


Yi Hao, Ph.D– Yi Hao (she/her/hers) is the Assistant Director of Graduate Professional Development at the University of Virginia, working on university-wide initiatives to support graduate students and postdocs in pursuing versatile career pathways. With a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration, Dr. Hao’s research focuses on adult learning, gender issues, and faculty and leadership development in two-year and four-year institutions with a focus on institutional and disciplinary contexts.



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