• The Devil could Fool You": Examining Black Adolescents' Verbal Sexual Coercion Victimization and Perpetration RESEARCH CAREERS

    October 24, 2018
    For this invited talk, I presented my verbal sexual coercion research. A key component of the address focused ways in which researchers can integrate an intersectional lenses when examining IPV across diverse populations. FIU Psychology Alum Dr. Alan Meca is on faculty at ODU.
    • Old Dominion University Department of Psychology Lecture Series. Norfolk, Virginia.

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  • Excellence in Mentoring & Advising Award

    September 27, 2018
    I received the 2018 FIU Faculty Senate Award for Achieving Excellence in Mentorship. Nominated by my students, colleagues, and department, this award this award is a reflection of my students' many successes.
    • Faculty Senate of Florida International University. Miami, FL


  • Women of Color In Global Health RESEARCH CAREERS

    July 19, 2018
    Drawing upon bell hooks' Margin to Center paradigm, this talk addressed the ways in which women of color, non- citizens and other under represented minorities can learn the rules of relationship building in academia and other Western Centric research spaces.
    • Global Health Program for Fellows & Scholars, Fogerty International Center- National Institutes for Health. Bethesda, MD


  • Cultivating Your Academic Communities: Revise, Reclaim & Reorganize Your Networking Strategies

    June 8, 2018
    Tools early career scholars draw from to develop productive and personally fullfilling academic tribes were addressed in this invited lecture. Empowering networking approaches that validate research, teaching and personal well being in academia were also integrated into this presentation.
      Institute for Academic Feminist Psychologists
      American Psychological Association: Div. 35 Society for Women in Psychology

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  • Culture, Context & Health Literacy: Addressing Health Disparities Across Global Spaces

    May 21, 2018
    This invited lecture focused on the ways in which health literacy directly affects health organizations' ability to effectively meet the simultaneous needs of patients, health providers and administrators. I highlighted comparative health, financial, and educational outcomes across India, Denmark and USA.
    • JSS Medical College- Health Administration Graduate Program. Karnataka, India

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  • Black Graduate Women's Association Wins College Award for Outstanding Service

    March 30, 2018
    As the Faculty Advisor to the Black Graduate Women's Association (BGWA) at FIU, it was an honor to present the group with the College of Arts, Sciences and Education (CASE) award for Outstanding Student Group. We founded BGWA to create a supportive and empowering space for Black women in doctoral and masters level programs across the institution. Currently, there are over 50 members.
      FIU College of Arts, Sciences & Education
    • North Miami, FL

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