NICHD Announces Opportunities to Engage and Learn

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development, a leader in research and training to improve reproductive health, has announced the following upcoming events:

NICHD STRIVE Initiative Workshop

NICHD launched its STrategies to enRich Inclusion and achieVe Equity (STRIVE) Initiative to improve equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in all aspects of its research and workforce. STRIVE, which complements NIH UNITE, focuses on taking action to improve EDI within NICHD and the scientific community, and expand health disparities research to develop solutions that mitigate inequities.

We are excited to continue our STRIVE for Change Workshop Series. These virtual workshops will bring together stakeholders from diverse sectors to discuss health disparities research, identify knowledge gaps, and help chart a bold course for future activities.

To register for the next workshop, Community-Engaged Research Strategies to Mitigate Health Disparities in NICHD Populations, which will take place on September 15th from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, please visit

Dates and titles for additional workshops in the STRIVE for Change series, as well as links to the workshop recordings, are available at

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the workshop should contact Liza Cook at at least 5 business days in advance of the event.

We hope you will join us throughout the entire STRIVE for Change Workshop Series. We encourage your feedback and input and look forward to engaging with you and other individuals in your community and beyond on this important and exciting initiative.

You can learn more about STRIVE at

WHAT: STRIVE for Change Workshop: Community-Engaged Research Strategies to Mitigate Health Disparities in NICHD Populations

WHEN: September 15, 2021, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

WHERE: Virtual; visit to register and learn more

Save the Date: Friends of NICHD Meeting
September 22nd @ 2 PM ET. Meeting logistics and agenda to be released soon.

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