Academic Career Mentoring Session

19 November 2019 (Tuesday) - Scientific Session Day 2


0730 - 0830 (light breakfast will be provided)


Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Students and early career scholars

Target Participants:

Senior academic staff in the global health field


A breakfast group mentoring session is especially arranged for students and early career scholars who aspire to pursue an academic path in the global health field. Experienced mentors from the academia will share their personal career journeys and offer useful career guidance in the form of a small group meeting and for those not on the session narrative essays online afterwards.


Expect These Takeaways:

  • Find out how to prepare and position yourself in the academic field

  • Receive guidance on career opportunities and holistic career development

  • Build support with fellow students and young scholars with similar concerns, issues and life experiences

  • Acquire new contacts in the academic field

List of Mentors:

  • Chun-yen Chang, Professor and Chairman, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, National Taiwan University

  • Ana V. Diez Roux, Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

  • Mu Li, Professor of International Public Health and Director of Master of Global Health program, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney

  • Joel Negin, Head of the School of Public Health, The University of Sydney

  • Mary Schooling, Associate Professor and Cluster Leader (Non-communicable Diseases in Global Health), School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong

  •  And Others...

Details of registration and programme will be available in due course.

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