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From Lab to Market: An Intergenerational Discussion

April 29, 2018
Judith Sheft, Associate Vice President, Technology Development
       New Jersey Institute of Technology
Moderator: Akila Saravanan, Editor-in-Chief
       curiousSCIENCEwriters
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Judith is responsible for the development and administration of the Office of Technology Development, overseeing programs, policies and procedures focusing on patent creation, intellectual property valuation, strategic use and protection of IP assets. She coordinates sponsored research initiatives with industrial partners and is involved in the establishment of technology commercialization and economic development initiatives.

A collaboration between the Westchester Biotech Project (WBP), curiousSCIENCEwriters (cSw), and Young Women in Bio (YWIB), this webinar is designed to inspire high-school students interested in science to forge ahead towards their passion without concern. 

Judith Sheft is in a leading science position at NJIT, and began her career in the same place many high schoolers are sitting right now. An articulate advocate for pursuing careers in STEM, she aims to empower the next generation of leaders in science.

Our focus is to inspire high school students interested in science to forge ahead towards their passions without concern. Judith Sheft is in a leading science position at NJIT and began her career in the same place many high schoolers are sitting right now. This webinar will help dismiss concerns over heading into STEM and aims to excite the next generation of leaders in science.

About curiousSCIENCEwriters. curiousSCIENCEwriters is an innovative, extracurricular program that trains creative high school communicators to bring complex science to the general public through the power of story. cSw helps readers make sense of emerging science that affects their health and the world around them. https://curioussciencewriters.org/

About Young Women in Bio. YWIB is a special initiative of Women In Bio, empowering today’s girls to become tomorrow’s leaders, helping them affect positive change through science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). We exist to ignite the curiosity and fuel the passion in girls, supporting them as they shape and change the world. http://www.womeninbio.org/page/ywib

About the Westchester Biotech Project. The Westchester Biotech Project brings together researchers, engineers, and data scientists from across therapeutics, diagnostics, and devices. Based in the Westchester County, NY region, this is a borderless initiative with opportunities for local, national, and international collaboration. https://www.westchesterbiotechproject.org/

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Host: Joanne Gere, Executive Director, Westchester Biotech Project
Associate: Christopher Kinzel, Associate for Communication, Westchester Biotech Project