Professional Development

As one of ASU ADVANCE initiatives to “Provide appropriate and accessible professional development and mentoring opportunities for STEM women and members of underrepresented groups across the entire academic life course”, our mission is to provide all professional development resources available within and out of the ASU community for women and underrepresented groups for their career advancement.

7 Minute Mentor

Are you interested in leadership in higher education?  Are Equity and Inclusion important to you?  Listen to these powerful women in leadership positions discuss their pathways to leadership and how Equity and Inclusion play a major role in their work.

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Professional Development Resources

Take advantage of the professional development resources that are available at ASU and outside of the ASU Community.  Resources are curated based on your career stage or aspirational career stage.

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Are you looking for ways to advance your career? Are you interested in learning more about specific topics on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity.  Take a look and enroll in the various modules that are available to you for free.

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Leadership Development Programs

The programs represent a network of pan-university leadership offerings. Each program runs independently, but is anchored by the nine dimensions of the ASU leadership guide. Together, they aim to produce faculty and staff leaders at every level and discipline who can advance the goals of the ASU Enterprise. Learn more about the Leadership Programs offered through the University Design.

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National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of faculty, postdocs, & graduate students. It offers workshops, boot camps, webinars, intensive multi-week courses, and external mentoring that are designed to help academics prosper in their field, increase their research productivity, and create a healthy work-life balance.

Arizona State University (ASU) has a partnership with NCFDD as an institutional member, to provide professional resources and support to our academics.  Membership is free to ASU faculty, postdocs, and graduate students.  Click below to join NCFDD!

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