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NIH SACNAS (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) Chapter Virtual Lunch: Taking Ownership of Your Career: Developing a Plan

Discussion Group/Brown Bag: Networking Opportunities; Wellness

Jan 25, 2023

This event is recommended for: Summer Interns; Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

The NIH-SACNAS Chapter (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) would like to invite you to their virtual monthly meeting. This event will focus on creating an Individual Development Plan.

Do you have a career plan? Do you know if you have the required skills for your dream job? Figuring out the next step in your career and how to prepare for it can be stressful. But developing a plan early on in your career will help you get to where you want to go. Please join Dr. Natasha Lugo-Escobar (Director, OITE-PEP program) to talk about establishing goals, enhancing your professional skills, and implementing your plan.

Everyone is welcome! We look forward to chatting with you. 

This meeting will be virtual unless otherwise noted. Registrants will receive meeting information prior to the event.

For any questions, please contact Dr. Elena Hernandez Ramon at or Dr. Natasha Lugo-Escobar at

Who are we? We are a professional SACNAS chapter that provides a supportive and welcoming environment for Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans trainees and staff at the NIH to get together, exchange ideas, network, share successes, and strategize about future goals. Our chapter holds monthly meetings focus on scientific communication, networking, outreach, and career development to provide our members with resources and tools to improve and advance their careers. We are part of the National SACNAS organization (Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science). We welcome everyone to be part of our events.  If you are interested in joining the chapter, please sign-up to our list-serv (NIH-SACNAS)