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Upcoming UVA and Community Events

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Past Event

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The BFS-ERG hosted a winter business meeting on Wednesday, January 25 in Ern Commons. The meeting was a hybrid of in-person and Zoom participants. We received presentations from:

  • Lisa Harris, UVA HR Senior Learning & Development Consultant and BFS Mentoring & Professional Development committee chair, shared Learning & Development (L&D) courses and free training opportunities being offered in 2023. People with three or more years of management experience are encouraged to enroll in the 12-week Leadership Essentials program. It is the most comprehensive program providing breathe and depth of what it means to lead – anywhere! Please see Lisa's full presentation in the link below.

  • DJ Axson-Lawrence, Athletics Academic Coordinator and BFS Community Building & Networking (CB&N) committee member, shared the mission of and activities being planned by the CB&N committee. Be on the lookout for fun opportunities to engage with colleagues on campus and out in the community!

  • Charles Lewis, Senior Telehealth Engineer, current president of the Black Professional Network of Charlottesville (BPN), and BFS CB&N committee member, shared information about BPN and upcoming events. See the BPN co-hosted event Black Love Symposium and Soirée linked above!

  • Guests from Discover Black Cville shared information about their programs, partnerships, and opportunities to engage. To learn more, visit their website.

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