The Vocational Significance of Cultural Identity

October 18, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00

259 Educational Sciences, 1025 W. Johnson Street

Angela Byars-Winston, Professor, University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Sponsor: CCWT

Race/ethnicity are strong predictors of educational outcomes and labor market position (Byars-Winston, Fouad & Wen, 2015). In this presentation, Professor Byars-Winston will briefly review the evidence for and vocational relevance of cultural identity. She will use 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 will conclude the presentation by delineating implications for promoting workforce diversity.