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Rachel Grant Selected as 2023 Kopenhaver Center Fellow

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, has been named a 2023 Kopenhaver Center Fellow by the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University.

As one of the 2023 cohort of distinguished fellows, Grant participated in the “Women’s Faculty Moving Forward: Taking the Lead” workshop held before the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Convention on Aug. 6 in Washington, D.C.

The 11th annual workshop, sponsored by the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women, the Kopenhaver Center and the AEJMC Council of Affiliates, was designed to help junior women faculty members move forward in their careers through mentoring, networking and preparing for tenure and promotion and administration or other leadership positions.

The Kopenhaver Center was created to empower both women professionals and academics in all the fields of communication become visionaries and leaders who can make a difference in their communities and their profession. The intensive workshop is designed to assist new tenure-track professors navigate academic life, learn how to achieve success in the academy, and prepare for possible leadership roles.

Posted: August 14, 2023
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