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Join Me For Coffee: Lynnelle Pittet, Senior Director, Alliance and Program Management

Monday, March 9, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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.

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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 Lynnelle Pittet. 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.


Lynnelle Pittet

Senior Director, Alliance and Program Management, Wave Life Sciences

Lynnelle Pittet is currently Senior Director, Alliance and Program Management at Wave Life Sciences, where she is responsible for leading and developing the Alliance Management function.  She is the alliance manager for Wave’s collaborations with Pfizer (hepatic diseases) and Takeda (neurological diseases). Lynnelle is passionate about working with others to develop novel drugs and treatments for patients.  

Previously, Lynnelle worked at Cerulean Pharma as Director of Program and Alliance Management, Epizyme as Senior Manager of Alliance and Program Management, and Selecta Biosciences as a Senior Scientist.  In addition, Lynnelle taught at Simmons College, Harvard University, and Montana State University.  

Lynnelle has a PhD in Veterinary Molecular Biology (now Microbiology and Immunology) from Montana State University, a MBA from Simmons College, and a BA in Biology (minor in Chemistry) from Whitman College.  She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard School of Public Health and Boston University School of Medicine. Lynnelle achieved Certified Strategic Alliance Professional (CSAP) certification in 2019.  Lynnelle has been an active AWIS member since 2007. She has participated in the MASS AWIS mentoring program as both a mentee and a mentor. She was co-chair of the MASS AWIS Events Committee in 2010 and Vice President of the chapter in 2011.

Application deadline: Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at 11:59 PM
Application fee (upon acceptance): $5

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Join Me For Coffee: Lynnelle Pittet, Senior Director, Alliance and Program Management


Monday, March 9, 2020
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Tatte Bakery & Cafe
318 Third Street
Cambridge, MA 02142 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.