Carnegie Mellon University

Early Career Faculty Development Seminars

Early Career Faculty Development Seminars are offered during the fall and spring semesters to provide beneficial information and to encourage professional development. The dates and times for the 2018-2019 Academic Year will be listed below. Refreshments will be provided at all seminars. Short summaries and more information will be available closer to the start of the Fall semester. Recordings of previously offered seminars are available to those with an Andrew ID. If you would like to attend, please RSVP below.

AY 2018-2019 Development Seminars


Presented by Ayana Ledford, Executive Director of PROGRESS and Director for Diversity and Inclusion at CMU.

DateFeb 20, 2019 at 11:00am-12:30pm
LocationDowd Room, 2nd Floor CUC
CANCELED - Will be rescheduled for later this semester

Ayana Ledford will present Negotiation Know-How: Clearing the Hurdles to Making the Ask.  Participants will learn to recognize and clear their negotiation hurdles by discovering the power structures and stereotypes that affect their negotiations.  They will acquire strategies to negotiate effectively. Ayana Ledford serves as the Executive Director of PROGRESS, whose mission is to provide girls with the power of negotiation to achieve more influence and advance equality, and she is the Director for Diversity and Inclusion for Dietrich College & Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon. She is a highly sought out national lecturer by nonprofits, corporations, government agencies, and academic institutions that aim to improve diversity and inclusion in all facets of their organization. 

A light lunch will be provided.

Faculty Development Party

Meet and greet with colleagues and enjoy some food and drinks.

Date: Feb 21, 2019 at 4:30-6:30pm
Location: Danforth Lounge, 2nd Floor CUC

University Lecture Series

Thought leader in education, Art Levine, leads a Simon Distinguished Lecture.

Date: March 21, 2019 at 4:30pm
Location: Simmons Auditorium A, Floor 1, Tepper Building

2017-2018 Seminar Recordings

Recordings of past seminars are available to view. You must have an Andrew ID to log in and view.