Who Are We?

Peers for Resilience, Openness, Support, Perspective, Empowerment and Relationships


(PROSPER for short)

is a Yale Graduate and Professional (G&P) student-run organization specializing in teaching skills and strategies for enhancing emotional intelligence, interpersonal management and mental toughness.


We're dedicated to fostering honest, moderated, educational and peer-supportive spaces to help INSPIRE, CONNECT and EMPOWER students to rise to the challenges associated with G&P education.     ​

 

Activities

Making A Difference

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INSPIRE

Speaker and Panel Series

We inspire the community by inviting speakers (from all walks of life) who have accomplished their goals in the face of adversity to discuss their perspective (Psychologists, Politicians, Athletes, CEOs, Military).

CONNECT

Bringing Peers Together for Support

We are building a community of students centered on support and fun group activities (escape rooms, bike runs, basketball tournaments etc.)

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EMPOWER

Strategize Together

We empower students to reach their goals by teaching skills and strategies for emotional intelligence, interpersonal management and mental toughness (e.g. how to assert oneself, manage stress, have difficult conversations diplomatically)

 

PROSPER Welcomes You

Your 1st Resort For Support

At PROSPER, wellbeing is at the forefront of what we’re working together towards. Our programs and activities are designed to be a catalyst that helps community members reach their goals and fulfill their potential. Learn more about the positive impact we have and join us in bringing about positive change.

 

We're Recruiting 

Looking to foster community and help Graduate and Professional students achieve their potential? Join us!


Apply for a Leadership Position!

 
Upcoming Events
Escaping Thinking Traps: Empowerment Workshop
Wed, Dec 11
Yale School of Medicine SHM Library 112A
Dec 11, 2019, 6:00 PM
Yale School of Medicine SHM Library 112A, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Feeling stressed? Join us for a workshop led by members of the Yale Psychology Department Clinic.
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Group Meeting
Mon, Oct 14
Yale University
Oct 14, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Yale University, WTS A42, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Join us for our group meeting! We'll be discussing upcoming events and planning next semester's as well.
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Yale PhD Alum Turned Biotech Chief Executive: A Conversation with Dr. Marina Udier
Fri, Sep 27
Yale School of Medicine
Sep 27, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Yale School of Medicine, Beaumont Room (SHM L-221A), Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
We'll have a discussion with Marina regarding her career transition from academia to business.
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Scenic Bike Run
Sat, Sep 14
Yale University
Sep 14, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Yale University, 276 Winchester Ave, New Haven, CT 06511
Come and explore a relaxing bike path, enjoy a free lunch, and make new friends as we take a scenic bike ride from Yale's main campus to Hamden, and back.
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Community Empowerment Workshop
Wed, May 01
SHM Lib 101A - Yale School of Medicine
May 01, 2019, 6:00 PM
SHM Lib 101A - Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Led by members of the Yale Psychology Department Clinic, join us in a group discussion to develop new approaches toward helping build community within the Yale Graduate School. We'll explore how to skillfully assert oneself and maintain relationships in a positive manner. Sponsor: McDougal GSL
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Yale Escape Room Challenge
Thu, Apr 25
SHM C-103 - Yale School of Medicine
Apr 25, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
SHM C-103 - Yale School of Medicine , New Haven, CT
Interested in solving challenging, interactive puzzles? Want to practice your team building skills? Come join us for a free Escape Room Challenge, custom built right into a Yale classroom! Come alone or with a team; all are welcome! FREE Pizza! Sponsors: McDougal GSL and GPSS.
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How to Lead Teams: Lessons from the US Military
Wed, Apr 24
SHM I-116 Yale School of Medicine
Apr 24, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
SHM I-116 Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Interested in learning the key features of great leaders and teams? Come join us as we host distinguished lecturers from the Yale ROTC department to discuss US Military leadership training and how Grad and Prof students can adopt and utilize these skills. FREE Pizza! Sponsors: Yale OCS and GPSS.
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Meet the Team

Committed to the Cause

 

Phu Khat Nwe

President

Gigi Ge

Vice President and Director of Inspiration

Colin Stanton

Director of Empowerment

Neng Wan

Director of Connection

Brianna Jackson

Delegate - Nursing School

Mary O'Brien

Faculty Advisor

YOU!

We're Recruiting! 

Apply for Leadership Positions with PROSPER

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Alumni

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Chris Guzman

Founder and President (2018-2019)

Erica Ho

Co-Director of Empowerment (2018-2019)

 

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"

William James

 

Contact PROSPER

1 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven, CT 06511

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