WiXII Career Exploration Night
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 5:30pm
Building 54, 100 Lecture Hall and 923 Ida Green Lounge
21 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02139
Women in Course Twelve (WiXII) invites you to the WiXII Career Exploration Night, aimed at exploring interesting career paths, providing networking opportunities, and showcasing some amazing women in our fields.
Talks begin at 4:30 in 54-100
Kathy Huber, entrepreneur/startup founder
Christie Ko, Associate Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Sloan School of Management
Dave McCormick, Principal Geologist, Schlumberger
Michelle Waters-Ekanem, Director of Diversity and Civil Rights, MassDEP
Karen Murray, Managing Scientist, Exponent
Jelena Popovic, Senior Scientist, Exponent
Emily Van Auken, Paralegal, National Environment Law Center
Alana Spaetzel, Hydrologic Technician, New England Water Science Center
Ari Daniel, Senior Digital Producer, NOVA
Katherine Wu, Digital Editor, PBS/NOVA, WGBH, Story Collider
Melissa Lombard, Hydrologist, USGS
Leah Santangelo, Hydrologist, USGS
Reception and booth exhibits begin at 5:30 in the Ida Green Lounge, 54-923
Meet and network with representatives from organizations such as the Museum of Science, USGS, MassDEP, Schlumberger, consulting firms, law firms, and more!
The focus of this career exploration will be non-academic jobs, and we have speakers and guests from a variety of educational backgrounds. So, whether you are a graduate student, undergraduate, administrative assistant, researcher, post doc, faculty member, or any other part of our community, there will be something of interest for you! We hope that with these participants, we can highlight some of the career paths taken by other administrators both within MIT and externally. We also hope that we can continue to increase the representation of the administrative side of the department within our events.
As always, all members of our community (all positions and all genders) are welcome and encouraged to attend!