Special Annoucements

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MASS AWIS Pottery Painting Night: Thursday July 30, 2015

The Clayroom, 1408 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA, 02446
6:30 pm-9:30 pm Pottery painting and light dining

painter flower vaseJoin MASS AWIS for a night of painting, chatting and dining. Choose from an assortment of pottery pieces (bowls, plates, mugs, etc up to $12 in value). The Clayroom allows those 21 and older to bring a bottle of wine or beer to enjoy while they paint.

This social event is a great opportunity for MASS AWIS members to re-connect and for prospective members to learn more about MASS AWIS.

To Register
MASS AWIS members $22 · Non-members $27
Seating is limited to 40. Registration will close once the limit is reached or by July 29th.

*** There will be no on-site registration***


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HGCC Women in Consulting Workshop: Tuesday, July 14th

Have you ever wondered how it is to be a woman in a demanding profession like consulting? Are you curious how women consultants find a sustainable solution for work-life balance or what career paths exist for them? If you are inspired to follow a consulting career, this Women in Consulting Workshop is a great opportunity to get an insider’s view of successful women consultants. We have invited women consultants at different stages of their career to share their views related to career advancement and work-life balance.

This event is FREE for AWIS member and first five non-AWIS registrants. 

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Great news from DSW!!

DSW has announced the winners from the Shoe Lovers Care Campaign: MASS AWIS has been awarded $15,000!

We are excited to partner with DSW for their Shoe Lovers Care Leave Your Mark campaign. The $15,000 donation will go very far in helping us to further the mission and reach of our organization. Thank you to our supporters who voted during this campaign—we could not have done it without you!

Thank you DSW!

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Get Powerful: Achieving Influence – Wednesday, September 9th

Want to be more effective at work and advance your career? Then you need to understand and apply the concept of “power” in the workplace. Power is “the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events. This fun and interactive workshop explores surprising research findings, shares simple techniques to enhance your power and teaches participants how to apply these techniques in all aspects of life.

The speaker: Sean Gallagher


Location: TBD


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Job opportunity at Stemgent, Inc.

stemgentStemgent, Inc. has an immediate open position in the Operations department. Ideal for college students in the process of obtaining their bachelor degree and are looking for a summer job. Check this link for more details

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Career Posting for Principal Scientist at ASOthera Pharmaceuticals

Company Overview:

ASOthera Pharmaceuticals is a privately held biotechnology company focused on the development of first-in-class therapeutics that selectively increase gene expression to treat genetic diseases. ASOthera’s technology is based on research from the laboratory of Adrian Krainer at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), a repeat innovator in the fields of RNA splicing and oligonucleotide / antisense therapeutics, and constitutes an extremely novel application of antisense technology, a mature and FDA-approved therapeutic modality. ASOthera is building a pipeline of drug candidates to treat a diverse set of human genetic diseases in tissues that are proven to be addressable with antisense oligonucleotides, including liver, CNS, eye and kidney. ASOthera is backed by Apple Tree Partners (www.appletreepartners.com), a $1.5B healthcare-focused venture capital firm based in New York City.

Opportunity Overview:

ASOthera is seeking to hire at least three principal scientists with a strong record of success in pre-clinical and early clinical translational research.  Each principal scientist should possess deep academic training and at least five years industrial experience in one of three key therapeutic areas: metabolic, neurologic or ocular disease. The successful candidates will serve as project leads for ASOthera’s growing pipeline of drug candidates, and will be directly responsible for the generation and application of animal models to achieve in vivo proof-of-mechanism & efficacy through to early clinical proof-of-concept in Phase 1/2 studies. Candidates are being sought for New York, NY or Cambridge, MA. Continue reading

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