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INSIGHT TO INNOVATION: WOMEN IN STEM LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, Chicago, October 27

 

Meet innovation leaders at this one-day event for female scientists wanting to make an impact with their work.

DATE:

Friday, October 27 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Harper Court Conference Center, Room 1121

1525 E. 53rd St., Chicago

WHO SHOULD APPLY:

This conference is open to female faculty, post-doctoral scholars, PhD students and master students in STEM fields

HOW TO APPLY:

Secure your spot by submitting a short application at

http://bit.ly/2ueNKSE

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Friday, September 15

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Join colleagues of diverse scientific backgrounds for a chance to grow personally and professionally. The Insight to Innovation Conference will include keynote addresses from inspirational speakers, tactical skill-building workshops, and opportunities to meet other leaders in STEM. Female scientists interested in exploring innovation opportunities for their research are encouraged to apply for this free, National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored event.

AGENDA FEATURING:

Keynote: Heather Mason, MBA ‘86, Executive Vice President, Abbott Nutritional Products

Workshop: How to Pitch Your Idea/How to Talk About Science with Non-scientific Audiences

Additional workshops and speakers

REASONS TO PARTICIPATE:

Learn how to commercialize your work Network with colleagues from different institutions Gain inspiration from the stories and experiences of others Practice skills that will help you throughout your career Participate in an event funded by the NSF and learn about other funding opportunities

HOSTED BY: This event is brought to you by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation thanks to a grant from the NSF. It’s supported by a partner of the Polsky Center, the Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM), a partnership between the University of Chicago and Rush in collaboration with several health and research institutions.

QUESTIONS:

Contact Meghan Kinney at meghan.kinney@ Chicago booth.edu