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The Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs), supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), host an initiative to identify the barriers and challenges to success of scientists from URiA groups and to identify actionable strategies to overcome these challenges. The goal is to provide specific recommendations to improve equity and inclusion for the NORCs, NORC-associated institutional leadership, and scientific societies such as the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and The Obesity Society (TOS). Each event is from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Central). And all sessions will be recorded and widely distributed through NORCs, NIDDK, the American Society of Nutrition, The Obesity Society, and other interested groups.

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September 11: Advancing the (NIH) Funding Success of Scientists from URiA Groups

September 25: Improving the Promotion and Tenure Success of Scientists from URiA Groups

October 9: Increasing the Representation of Individuals from URiA Groups in Leadership

October 23: Enhancing the Overall Experience of Scientists from URiA Groups

October 30: Addressing the Additional Challenges for URiA Women

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