PhD Project initiates intentional mentoring young minority professionals

source: http://www.phdproject.org/our-success/about-us

Mission

To increase workplace diversity by increasing the diversity of business school faculty who encourage, mentor, support and enhance the preparation of tomorrow’s leaders.

Vision

A significantly larger talent pipeline of African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Native Americans for business leadership positions.

Objectives

  • To inform and educate minorities about all aspects of a business doctoral program, and encourage them to follow their dream of becoming a professor;
  • To provide a nurturing support network for minorities as they navigate their doctoral program;
  • To increase the number of minority business professors who can function as role models and mentors;
  • To influence more minorities to pursue business degrees/careers;
  • To increase the number of qualified minority applicants to fill critical positions in the business disciplines;
  • To improve the preparation of all students by allowing them to experience the richness of learning from a faculty with diverse backgrounds; and
  • To reach the goal of a better prepared and more diversified workforce to service a diversified customer base.
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