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Boston area: alt. careers for scientists

PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 5:47 pm
by Kevin Foley
EVENT: \"Alternative Careers for Scientists and Engineers\"
DATE: Thursday, March 13, 2008
TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m
HOST: Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (WEST)
LOCATION: Novartis Auditorium, Courtyard between 220 and 250 Mass Ave. Cambridge

DESCRIPTION: A panel of scientists will discuss how to break into and thrive in careers outside of academia. They will share how they identified their new career, how they got their first job, what it\'s like on a daily basis, how they balanced work/family issues, and what advice they would provide to others. Panelists include: Brigitta Tadmor Ph.D., Global Head of Communications for the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR); Laurie Goodman, PhD., freelance science writer and editor; Marie Lossky, Ph.D., Director of Business Development and Intellectual Property at Solace Pharmaceuticals; and Nitasha Manchanda, Ph.D., an analyst at Decision Resources. There will also be plenty of time for questions and networking.