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December 2018

Join Me for Coffee: CEO, Dr. Kathryn Crawford

Thursday, December 13, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Andala Café, 286 Franklin St
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

MASS AWIS is offering its members an exclusive 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 at a coffee shop or café. 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. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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January 2019

Green Card Planning Session Q&A

Sunday, January 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Casseus Law, One Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States

In these volatile and changing times, it is important to plan ahead for your US permanent residence process at least one year full year in advance and have at least one year of visa eligibility before applying for permanent residency. Attorney Rachel Casseus looks forward to sharing her experience on over 300 approved cases and answering your questions about the green card process.

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Introducing Scismic Job Seeker

Tuesday, January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WeWork, 625 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

Scismic Job Seeker is a job platform for scientists that saves you time, effort, and frustration in your search for industry research positions. They increase the visibility of your resume by bringing it directly to Pharmaceutical/Biotech recruiters. They match you to jobs that fit your technical skills and qualifications, while promoting workplace diversity with their race- and gender-blind matching algorithm. Join Scismic for a workshop and networking event to introduce you to Scismic Job Seeker!

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February 2019

Join Me for Coffee: President & CEO, Aoife Brennan

Wednesday, February 6 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Synlogic, Inc. (Suite 402), 301 Binney St.
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States

MASS AWIS is offering its members an exclusive 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 at a coffee shop or café. 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. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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Nailing Your Elevator Pitch!

Wednesday, February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tufts University (Sackler 216A), 145 Harrison Ave.
Boston, MA 02111 United States

Have you ever struggled to introduce yourself in a clear, concise, and engaging manner at a networking event ? Want to learn how you adjust your pitch to different audiences? Yes? Then come join us for an interactive workshop where Dr. Daniel Jay will share tips and tricks to help you craft and deliver the perfect elevator pitch! A portion of the workshop will even be dedicated to the practice of participants’ own pitch.

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March 2019

Is a Start-up Right for You?

Tuesday, March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, 8th Floor, 300 Technology Square
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

Join us in speaking with CEOs and employees of local start-ups and larger companies to hear how they came to their decision of joining or not joining the start-up world in different phases of their lives. Our panelists have experience working for or founding a start-up as well as have experience working for larger corporations. They will discuss the factors considered while making their career path transitions in and out of start-ups: company stage, culture, team organization, technologies, and personal preferences. In turn, you will learn what signs to look for when assessing whether or not to make the start-up move!

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2019 Scientista Symposium

Friday, March 29 - Sunday, March 31
Joseph B Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States

The Scientista Symposium is a national conference that helps advance the careers of young women in STEMM by facilitating networking with representatives from top companies, a range of professional and technical skill workshops, and a chance to present research and compete for cash prizes. Don’t miss this amazing symposium Mar. 29-31, 2019 in Boston, MA!

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April 2019

Join Me for Coffee: Co-Founder & CEO, Lauren Celano

Monday, April 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Clover (KND), 5 Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

MASS AWIS is offering its members an exclusive 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 at a coffee shop or café. 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. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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Speed Networking with STEM Professionals

Friday, April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Picower Institute (MIT building 46, 3rd Floor Atrium), 43 Vassar St.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

It’s that time of year again! At the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), we are hosting our flagship Speed Networking event. It is a unique opportunity to connect with professionals from various backgrounds in STEM fields. During 12-minute long rounds, you will get the chance to interact with panelists and inquire about their roles, responsibilities, and companies. Catered food will be provided. Stay tuned for the release of the panelist list!

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May 2019

Join Me for Coffee: Amazon Manager, Asa Kalavade

Thursday, May 16 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Tatte Bakery & Cafe, 125 Summer St.
Boston, MA 02110 United States

MASS AWIS is offering its members an exclusive 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 at a coffee shop or café. 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. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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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.