COURAGE wants to make resources available and advance the careers of 20 early career investigators in obesity, nutrition, and diabetes. We will provide evidence-based strategies that significantly impact inclusive excellence within research environments and ultimately diversification of the research workforce.

Our Aims

COURAGE Scholar Eligibility 

We encourage underrepresented researchers who are Postdoctoral investigators or Early Career Faculty in the Obesity, Nutrition and Diabetes research community to join this comprehensive longitudinal career advancement program. You need to be employed by an institution within the U.S. or U.S. territories.

The COURAGE program will take place mostly virtually, using a videoconferencing platform, with 2 in-person meetings to facilitate relationship building.

What to expect from the COURAGE program

Zoom Monthly Meetings

Resources and Opportunities for Scholars

Expectations of Scholars