PhD+ Foundations 5: Building Resilience & Leveraging Strengths

Virtual (Please register for Zoom info)

This is the fifth and final session of the 5-week PhD Plus Summer 2022 Foundations Series. 

Session Description

The challenges in graduate school may cause stress, anxiety, and imposter fears. In the final workshop of this series, learn some strategies to build resilience and reframe negative thoughts. You will also gain awareness and knowledge around your unique strengths by taking the StrengthsFinder 2.0 instrument.


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 and faculty and leadership development in two-year and four-year institutions with a focus on institutional and disciplinary contexts.




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