Rising Above Cancer: How women researchers break barriers as they drive innovation in research


Virtual - Zoom  
Friday, November 19, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM   Add to Calendar Eastern Standard Time

Join HBA Women in Science of New England for an exciting panel discussion sponsored by Pfizer and in partnership with the American Cancer Society (ACS), where we will explore challenges and opportunities facing women scientists and ways to break barriers that are impeding advancement of women. You will get the chance to hear diverse perspectives, experiences and insights from our panel of successful female oncology researchers. They will share how they shaped their own career paths as academic investigators, medical professionals and entrepreneurs as well as how they managed various roadblocks and seized opportunities along the way. Following the moderated panel, event attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and share their experiences with our panelists. We welcome all voices, including our male allies, to join us in this important discussion and to support underrepresented women researchers who are making invaluable contributions in both cancer research and leadership. Let’s attack cancer from all directions!

HBA Boston presents

Rising Above Cancer: How women researchers break barriers as they drive innovation in research


Date and time
Friday, 19 November
12:30PM - 01:30PM EST
Location
Virtual - Zoom

Event Contact
Aysegul Ergin
Competencies
12. Continues to learn, grow and transform
Event Sponsor

Join HBA Women in Science of New England for an exciting panel discussion sponsored by Pfizer and in partnership with the American Cancer Society (ACS), where we will explore challenges and opportunities facing women scientists and ways to break barriers that are impeding advancement of women.

You will get the chance to hear diverse perspectives, experiences and insights from our panel of successful female oncology researchers. They will share how they shaped their own career paths as academic investigators, medical professionals and entrepreneurs as well as how they managed various roadblocks and seized opportunities along the way. Following the moderated panel, event attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and share their experiences with our panelists.
We welcome all voices, including our male allies, to join us in this important discussion and to support underrepresented women researchers who are making invaluable contributions in both cancer research and leadership. Let’s attack cancer from all directions!


Agenda 
12:30 - 12:40pm Welcome/Opening Remarks
12:40 - 1:10pm Panel Discussion
1:10 - 1:25pm Q&A
1:25 - 1:30pm Closing Remarks

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA Members and Nonmembers

Cancellations/refunds
This event is refundable, requests must be submitted in writing to events@hbanet.org by 16 November 2021

Featured Speakers

ELISABETH M. M.D./PH.D.  BATTINELLI

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Cigall  Kadoch
Associate Professor
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Kim  McCall

Boston University
Kristin  Tarbell
Principal Scientist
Amgen Inc.
Learning Objectives
After participating this program, you will be able to:
-inspired by the learning of the personal journeys of successful female researchers
-understand the ways to create and nurture supportive collaborations in your work environment
-explore ways to find your voice

Registration information

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 Price LevelRegular
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Registration: Regular Registration

 Member$10.00
 Member - Euro€8.00
 Non-Member$20.00
 Non-Member - Euro€17.00

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