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The Vocational Significance of Cultural Identity featuring Angela Byars-Winston
October 18, 2018 @ 12:00 am CDT
October 18, 2018
Race/ethnicity are strong predictors of educational outcomes and labor market position (Byars-Winston, Fouad & Wen, 2015). In this presentation, Professor Byars-Winston briefly reviewed the evidence for and vocational relevance of cultural identity. She used the Outline for Cultural Formulation model to illustrate its applicability for career assessment and career counseling integrating the concept of cultural identity for African American students (Byars-Winston, 2010), and concluded the presentation by delineating implications for promoting workforce diversity.
Angela Byars-Winston is a Professor in the University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine. She is also the Director of Research and Evaluation in the UW Center for Women’s Health Research and Faculty Affiliate of the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research.