Date: April 22nd, Friday Location: Putah Creek Lodge @ UC Davis Time: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Speakers and Panelists include: Kristen Beck, PhD * - UCD Alumni, Postdoctoral Research Scientist at IBM Angela Courtney, PhD DVM MBA * - UCD Alumni, Founder of Adrastia Biotech Cecily Joseph, JD * - VP Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer at Symantec Corporation Steve Lee, PhD - UC Davis Graduate Diversity Officer for STEM Disciplines Michael Penn Jr., MD PhD * - VP, Diversity, Outreach and Mentoring at the Gladstone Institutes Pam Marrone, PhD - Founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. Lindsey Silva, PhD - Genentech Scientist and Founder of SACNAS Professional Chapters (* giving a talk during the speaker session)
Tentative Schedule: 9:30 Breakfast 10:00 - 12:15 Speaker Session - Michael Penn, MD PhD - "Embracing Diversity as a Career Strategy" - Cecily Joseph, JD - "CSR and Diversity - Why it makes sense" - Kristen Beck, PhD - "A big tech approach to a "small" problem: analysis of the microbial community to improve food safety" - Angela Courtney, PhD DVM MBA - "Diversity in the Start-up World...The Good, The Bad and The Reality" 12:15 Lunch and activities 1:10 Welcome Note from Dr. Denneal Jamison-McClung 1:20 Panel Session 2:45 Closing 3:00 Happy Hour/ Networking Event
Registration is necessary for food + drink(s)!
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This event would not be possible without the wonderful support of our sponsors! UC Davis Biotechnology Program BMCDB Graduate Group PharmTox Graduate Group Chemistry Department Chemical Engineering and Material Science Graduate Groups Graduate Studies Women's Resources and Research Center