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Join Me for Coffee: President & CEO, Aoife Brennan
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 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 Aoife Brennan. 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.
President & CEO, Synlogic
Aoife is currently President and CEO at Synlogic Inc. (Nasdaq:SYBX), a clinical stage biotechnology company applying synthetic biology to probiotics to develop novel, living medicines. She joined Synlogic as Chief Medical Officer in September 2016, served as interim CEO from April 2018 and was promoted to the permanent position in October 2018. Previously she was Vice President and Head of the Rare Disease Innovation Unit at Biogen where her work resulted in the approval of ALPROLIXTM, ELOCTATETM and SPINRAZATM as well as the advancement of several early-phase programs and external collaborations. Aoife holds a medical degree from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and completed residency and fellowship training in general internal medicine and endocrinology. She has completed post-doctoral training in clinical research and metabolism at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, is a graduate of the Harvard Medical School Scholars in Clinical Science Program and has > 40 academic publications. She serves as a Director of Ra Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:RARX) and is a member of the advisory board of the Harvard Masters in Clinical Investigation Program.
Application deadline: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 11:55 PM
Application fee (upon acceptance): $5
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