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Discussion for Building Resilience - Trainees of Color

Discussion Group/Brown Bag: Personal Development; Wellness

Jul 06, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Speaker(s): Sabra Starnes, OITE Wellness Advisor
This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

This event is only for NIH Intramural Trainees currently in our postbac, graduate student, and postdoc programs.  This session will be held online via Zoom and the link will be distributed in NIH Trainee Listserv announcements. If you need the link immediately please email 

Please join this warm and welcoming group of NIH trainees of color to enjoy a safe space. Let’s share our unique cultures, challenges, and experiences to help you feel connected and supported during these difficult times. Whether you are feeling isolated, unsure, need to talk, or just want to expand your community, this group is for you.  Come join us wherever you are in your personal journey to build and strengthen connections among trainees of color. This session is open to trainees at all levels.

Please join us for a discussion with OITE Wellness Advisor, Sabra Starnes. The discussion group provides a welcoming and confidential space to explore positive and proactive ways to build resilience and self-care skills.

To request sign language interpreters or CART Services, you can contact NIH Interpreting Services by phone at 301-402-8180 or by using the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, or by submitting a request online. If you have other, disability-related accommodation requests for this event, please contact Dr. Laura Marler at Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the Event.