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Programs

Diversity Works

Come together with academic leaders to discuss issues related to diversity and excellence in higher education at Diversity Works.

EPIC Resilience: Surviving & Thriving in Chaos

Prepare for working in an era of relentless change

Fellows Forum

Expand your academic and professional skills and meet new people at Fellows Forum. Designed for early-mid stage doctoral students, and open to all graduate students.

Finding Purpose and Meaning During Challenging Times

Explore the science and art of purpose and practice essential tools for living a life of authenticity, connection, and impact.

Negotiation Matters

Learn how to negotiate with colleagues, bosses, partners, friends, clients, and many others. Through a dynamic mix of theory, demonstration, and practice, this two-session workshop provides a solid foundation for more principled, persuasive, and successful negotiation in a variety of contexts.

Preparing Future Professors

What does it take to be a faculty member at a teaching-focused university or community college? Preparing Future Professors gives you a chance to experience faculty life first-hand by shadowing a faculty member at Foothill College, Menlo College, San Jose State University, San Francisco State, West Valley College, or University of San Francisco.

Quick Bytes

Gain valuable professional development skills that you can apply right away! Quick Bytes sessions cover a variety of topics.

VPGE Pop-Ups

Staff and faculty can invite VPGE to present a professional development workshop to your graduate students.

WISE and WISSH Groups

Since June 2001, Stanford has sponsored mentoring groups for women doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars in science and engineering (WISE). For the past several years, a similar program has also been available for women PhD students and postdocs in the social sciences and the humanities (WISSH).