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Join Me for Coffee: Executive Director, Joanne Kamens

Monday, September 17, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

This event series is exclusive to MASS AWIS members registered with National AWIS,
with paid Massachusetts chapter dues or a MASS AWIS student chapter member.

Join MASS AWIS today for access to this series and other exclusive opportunities.

MASS AWIS is offering its members an exclusive opportunity to make professional connections across a variety of career paths. ‘Join Me for Coffee’ gives a chance to meet with a STEM professional for 1 hour at a coffee shop or café. Participants will not only learn about that person’s career but also establish a new professional connection. These events are a great opportunity for participants to practice networking in an intimate setting, a skill that helps open doors to meaningful careers in STEM. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

The upcoming ‘Join Me for Coffee’ event series will feature Laure Kleiman. If you would like to participate in this ‘Join Me for Coffee’ event, first complete the event application form. A committee will then review all applications and select 4-6 participants for each event. Selected applicants will be notified by email at least one week prior to the event. Upon selection notification, you will be required to formally register for the event and pay the registration fee via our secure website. Selected applicants who fail to complete registration on time forfeit the opportunity to participate.

Joanne Kamens, PhD
Executive Director, Addgene

Dr. Kamens is the Executive Director of Addgene and a founder of MASS AWIS. She received her PhD in Genetics from Harvard Medical School then spent 20 years as a researcher and director in pharma and biotech. She is active in creating and supporting a number of mentoring programs for science trainees. Dr. Kamens was named one of PharmaVoice’s 100 Most Inspiring Commanders & Chiefs. Joanne gives over 80 talks each year on career topics all over the world. She speaks widely to science and tech trainees, women in science groups and to pharma teams on topics such as Winning Company Culture, Implicit Bias, Management 101, Making the most of Mentoring Relationships, Work/Life Negotiation, Not Networking – Building Relationships for Success. You can find her @jkamens on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

Application deadline: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 11:55 PM
Application fee (upon acceptance): $5

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Join Me for Coffee: Executive Director, Joanne Kamens


Monday, September 17, 2018
7:30 am - 8:30 am
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Flour Bakery
40 Erie St.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

MASS AWIS is the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association for Women in Sciences. Our mission is to support women in all scientific fields and to achieve equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. Our events and membership are open for the public regardless of their gender, professional background, or career level.