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Discussion for Building Resilience - Trainees of Color

Discussion Group/Brown Bag: Personal Development; Wellness

May 17, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Speaker(s): Jenn Wiggins, 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 

The trainee of color discussion group offers a warm and welcoming environment for trainees of color to engage in a safe space. Through the sharing of unique challenges and experiences, building community, and celebrating difference this group helps trainees feel connected and supported during their time at NIH. Whether you are feeling isolated, are unsure, or just want to expand your community, this group is for you.  This session is open to trainees at all levels.  

Please join us for a discussion with OITE Wellness Advisor, Jenn Wiggins. 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.