CWHW Fall Speaker Series

Posted on October 12, 2022

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The Center for Women’s Health and Wellness (CWHW) invites everyone to sign up for the Fall 2022 Lecture and Workshop. Dr. Sonyia Richardson will present the talk during the two-day event.

Dr. Sonyia Richardson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work, Director of the Race and Social Equity Research Academy, and the Founder and Director of the Mental Health Research and Practice Lab at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

As a clinical behavioral researcher, her agenda focuses on developing and testing novel interventions aimed at reducing suicide among Black youth. Further, she aims to identify and remove barriers of mental health treatment for racially minoritized populations and eliminating resulting disparities through mixed methods research.

Addressing Suicide Among Diverse Adolescent Girls with Community-Engaged Intervention Development

Thursday, October 20, 4-6 p.m. in the EUC Auditorium
Are you interested to learn about the alarming increase in suicide-related behaviors among racially and sexually minoritized adolescent girls? Dr. Sonyia Richardson will highlight the importance of an intersectional lens for examining data to inform innovative intervention development and collaboration with the community in solving complex problems.

Scholarly Workshop: Strategies for Early Phase Research: Developing and Refining Interventions for Minoritized Populations

Friday, October 21, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Nursing and Instructional Building, Room 510
Dr. Sonyia Richardson will lead this year’s scholarly workshop to share her knowledge on enhancing methodological approaches for intervention development using the ORBIT Model, learning techniques for successful community-engaged research with diverse populations, and increasing awareness of funding mechanisms to support research agendas.

Women’s Networking Lunch

Friday, October 21, Noon-1:30 p.m. in the Nursing and Instructional Building, Room 510
Women faculty and students are invited to network over lunch, hear about Dr. Sonyia Richardson’s successes and challenges, pearls of wisdom, followed by a Q&A and discussion – providing an opportunity for students and young faculty to hear from those who are in positions they aspire to be.

Read more about Dr. Richardson’s achievements and register for these free events on the CWHW website.


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