Washington WireThe monthly news and information digest about women in STEM
|‣ Leading the charge for women in STEM: New AWIS CEO Sandy Robert, CAE, starts January 22, 2019. Her unique and extensive background in transformative strategic leadership and management will advance our mission and goals.|
|‣ Nuclear engineer Mareena Robinson Snowden, PhD, earns AWIS’ Next Generation Award. The Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is an early career leader advocating for diversity and inclusive scientific practices.|
» What to Read
‣ [Net]WORK it. On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, entrepreneurs can join AWIS’ STEM to Market program leadership on an Angel Capital Association webinar about effective network building to gain benefits like deal flow, partnerships, mentoring opportunities, and capital for syndication. AWIS Members, email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an exclusive discount code.
‣ What we’re reading: The winter AWIS Magazine digital edition cover story featuring Dr. Lori Friedman, senior director of translational oncology, Genentech; an inside view about the extraordinary career of Dr. Patrice O. Yarbough, senior scientist, NASA Johnson Space Center, and more.
» The Bottom Line
If you could make a safe medicine targeting PI3K, you could potentially combine it with all of the standard regimens for numerous different cancers and hopefully make an impact on every one of them.”
– Dr. Lori Friedman about tackling cancer in the winter AWIS Magazine. She is senior director of translational oncology at Genentech, an AWIS Corporate Partner.
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