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Join Me for Coffee with Dr. Ann Ginsberg
Monday, March 21 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
MASS AWIS is offering an 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 online. 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.
The upcoming ‘Join Me for Coffee’ event series will feature Dr. Ann Ginsberg. 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.
Ann M. Ginsberg, M.D., Ph.D., is Deputy Director, TB Vaccines in the Global Health Division of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ann has conducted and led TB research and product development programs for 25 years, including 15 years leading and designing clinical strategy for development of TB vaccines and drug regimens of high priority for the developing world. She previously served as the Chief, Respiratory Diseases Branch, NIAID, NIH, as Director, Project Management at Merck Research Laboratories, as Chief Medical Officer at the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, as Chief Medical Officer at Aeras and as Senior Technical Advisor at IAVI. In these roles, she oversaw in addition to numerous early-stage drug and vaccine candidates, the early clinical development program of Pretomanid® and two recent, groundbreaking TB vaccine efficacy trials – of BCG revaccination and M72/AS01E. Dr. Ginsberg has served on numerous national and international advisory committees on vaccines and global health, including the U.S. National Vaccine Advisory Committee.
Registration fee: Free for MASS AWIS members; $5 for non-MASS AWIS members
Application deadline: Monday, March 14th, 2022 at 11:55 PM.
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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.