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July 14th – 16th, 2017

Vanderbilt University | Nashville, TN

WYATT (ROTUNDA) 1930 South Drive, Nashville, TN 37203

R.A.C.E. (Research, Advocacy, Collaboration, Empowerment) Mentoring

Welcome to the R.A.C.E. Mentoring Conference 2017 website! The inaugural conference will be hosted at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, July 14th – 16th. All sessions will be in the Wyatt Rotunda and rooms on the 3rd floor. We begin at noon on July 14 and end at noon on July 16. We look forward to your attendance. For information on the conference, please browse through the website.

*** To REGISTER for the conference, please see the link here ***


NOTE:  Conference fee is to be mailed or sent via PayPal; payment is not required with online registration. Registration is capped at 150!


Registration for the conference is currently open and ends on June 13, 2017. To register for the conference, interested individuals must complete the 2017 Conference Registration Form and pay the conference fee of $100. NOTE: Payment Option 1 – make check or money order payable to Vanderbilt University.  Send to LaRashia Lewis, Special Education Department, Peabody College of Education, Vanderbilt University, Peabody 228, Nashville, TN 37203. Payment Option 2 – Use PayPal (friends and family option to avoid fees) and send to donnayford@gmail.com. Cost of the conference covers several meals and access to all events throughout the conference.

CO-SPONSORS: Pleased to announce two co-sponsors: Vanderbilt University Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) and Tennessee State University.

What is R.A.C.E. Mentoring?

Looking for more information on R.A.C.E. Mentoring? Curious about how R.A.C.E. Mentoring came about? Please see the About page.

**R.A.C.E. Mentoring EVALUATION**

Thank you for attending the 2017 R.A.C.E. Mentoring Conference! We  welcome your feedback.

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Conference Information

For more information on the RM conference, please see the following pages: Conference Schedule, Conference Lodging, and Graduate Student Awards.

R.A.C.E. Mentoring Book

rmbook2To learn more about R.A.C.E. Mentoring and the journey of some of our members as doctoral students and professors in higher education at all types of colleges and universities (e.g., PWI, HBCU, private, public, online; research 1, liberal arts), please be sure to take a look at our book–R.A.C.E. Mentoring Through Social Media: Black and Hispanic Scholars Share Their Journey in the Academy.

Edited by Dr. Donna Y. Ford, Dr. Michelle Trotman Scott, Dr. Ramon B. Goings, Ms. Tuwana T. Winfield, & Dr. Malik S. Henfield, R.A.C.E. Mentoring Through Social Media tells the stories of minority men and women in the academy. For more information on the book or to place an order, please see the IAP website. The book is also available from Amazon.

Some books will be available at the RM Conference, along with book signing and meet the authors.