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Chandra Alston to Speak at Women’s History Month Celebration

The UT Space Institute will be hosting a Women’s History Month celebration featuring Chandra Alston on March 29. The event will be held at 10 a.m. in the UTSI auditorium where Alston will speak on how to leverage awareness, authenticity, and accountability to get what you want professionally. 

Alston serves as the vice chancellor of human resources at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis, TN. Alston’s twenty-three year career spans roles in information technology, finance, training, and human resources working with faculty, staff, and students.  She holds a BS in marketing from UT Martin, an MBA in management from Union University, and a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Memphis. She also holds an associate diversity coaching certification from the Howard University Coach Diversity Institute and a certificate in leading workplace diversity from Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business. 

Alston is married to Michael Alston, chief diversity officer, at UTHSC. They have three daughters, one son-in-law, and three wonderful grandchildren.

Event Details

  • Speaker: Chandra Alston
  • Presentation Title: “Don’t Wish for It, Work for It! Leveraging Awareness, Authenticity, and Accountability to Get What You Want.”
  • Date: March 29 at 10 a.m.
  • Location: UTSI Auditorium