AWIS Fall Kick-off Event 2013
Monday, September 30, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
Come meet and mingle with other scientists from academia and industry in the Chicagoland area.
Our featured speaker, Dr. Holly Falk-Krzesinski - Vice President for Global Academic & Research Relations for Elsevier, will talk about the challenges and rewards of her successful career path.
Learn about AWIS Chicago and the exciting opportunities we offer!
Light refreshments will be provided.
$5 AWIS members
$10 non-awis members
No credit cards please. Cash or check only.
Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski, PhD, is the Vice President for Global Academic & Research Relations for Elsevier where she is focused on strategic initiatives, partnerships and stakeholder needs at research institutions and federal funding agencies. Her engagement activities emphasize collaboration opportunities related to scholarly communication, research development, research information management, and strategic planning for the research enterprise. Prior to joining Elsevier, Dr. Falk-Krzesinski had been a faculty member in arts & sciences and medicine at Northwestern University where she led initiatives related to research development, grantsmanship, and team science. She facilitated a multitude of trans-institutional collaborative grant programs spanning art history to bioenergy to translational medicine, with a special interest on approaches to evaluating collaboration and interdisciplinary research.
Through her leadership with the Annual International Science of Team Science Conference, Dr. Falk-Krzesinski has been instrumental in developing a strong community of practice for team science and interdisciplinary research. She launched the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP) in 2008, serving as the organization's founding president and then chair of membership until 2013, and has developed a number of STEM related career development programs with a special emphasis on early career scientists and women such as The Chicago Collaboration for Women in STEM.
Dr. Falk-Krzesinski is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Chicago with a BS in Biological Sciences and Chemistry. She earned her Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. She retained a faculty appointment at Northwestern University where she continues to teach grantsmanship courses.
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The Association for Women in Science, Inc. (AWIS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in all areas of science, technology, and engineering. The Chicago Area Chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS Chicago) was founded in 1978 as a local chapter of the national organization. Our national organization has over 5000 women scientists and other individuals who support women in science.