Women of Color in the Academy Conference

Save the Date! The 2024 conference will take place on Friday, May 17, 2024.

Connections. Empowerment.

The Women of Color in the Academy Conference offers faculty women of color and their allies the opportunity to learn and share specific strategies for career advancement.

The conference facilitates a more diverse academy by enhancing the timely career progression of primarily faculty, but also of staff, post-doctoral scholars and graduate students.

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of interactive, hands-on workshops, as well as network with other women of color in academia throughout the Greater Boston region.

Host University

Northeastern University is a global, experiential, research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world, creating a distinctive approach to education and research. The ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development at Northeastern provides administrative support and infrastructure for Women of Color in the Academy initiatives.

Northeastern University Sponsors

Conference hosts

Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development


Campus Partners

Bouvé College of Health Sciences

College of Engineering

College of Professional Studies

College of Science

College of Social Sciences and Humanities

D’Amore McKim School of Business

John D. O’Bryant African American Institute

Khoury College of Computer Sciences

Mills College at Northeastern

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

School of Law