Changing the National Conversation on Diversity to Create Inclusive Environments in Higher Education: A Summit on Strategies for Success from Postdocs to Presidents (2017-2019); PI: Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

In collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania, a summit is being planned to convene thought leaders, high level administrative leaders and influencers in higher education to engage in a conversation on what are the successful practices that can produce, promote and sustain principles of the life and quality arc of diversity, equity and inclusion [...]

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Latino Employees at UMD: Assessing their Health Needs to Promote Health and Well-Being (2016-2018); PIs: Dr. Mary Garza, Dr. Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá; Co-Is: Dr. Kathleen Stewart, Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by UMD Tier-1 Seed Grant.

In the U.S., chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disabilities. Racial/ethnic health disparities are prevalent particularly among Latino populations who bear a disproportionate burden of chronic diseases and disability when compared with non-Hispanic Whites. Given the size and rapid growth of this population, identifying key modifiable risk factors is critical to [...]

By | 2017-09-05T19:45:55+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Current Research, Funded Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Latino Employees at UMD: Assessing their Health Needs to Promote Health and Well-Being (2016-2018); PIs: Dr. Mary Garza, Dr. Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá; Co-Is: Dr. Kathleen Stewart, Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by UMD Tier-1 Seed Grant.

Diversify the Faculty, Transform the Institution: Learning from the Work-Life Experiences of African American, Latina/o and Native American Faculty (2014-2016).

Diverse college faculty play an integral role in advancing new knowledge and fostering pluralistic perspectives among young change agents that will advance equity in a diverse and global society. While greater numbers of underrepresented minority (URM) students are filling college and university classrooms, URM faculty representation lags far behind. African American/Blacks, Mexican Americans, Puerto [...]

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National Latina Entrepreneurship: Implications for Family Asset Building (2015-2017); PI: Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by The New Economics for Women (NEW).

This one-year exploratory grant supports the planning, coordination and completion of a pilot study on the growth of Latina entrepreneurs in the United States. The research is being conducted in preparation for a national mixed methods study. The goals of the study are to examine the economic drivers of entrepreneurial activity in major urban areas [...]

By | 2017-09-05T19:46:41+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Current Research, Funded Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on National Latina Entrepreneurship: Implications for Family Asset Building (2015-2017); PI: Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana. Funded by The New Economics for Women (NEW).
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