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Beyond Your PhD

UCLA Business of Science Center

Weekly Event - Every Monday: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PST)

Los Angeles, CA

Beyond Your PhD

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Monday, February 24th - Getting Down to Business
Monday, March 3rd - Outreach in Science
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UCLA Business of Science Center and AWiSE will host two panels this quarter: the first will focus on business/consulting careers, while the second will focus on education/outreach opportunities. All of our panelists earned their PhDs in STEM fields and will tell us about their experiences transitioning to jobs outside of academia.

The panel discussion will start at 4 pm and will be followed by a networking hour. Light refreshments provided.

Following each "Beyond Your PhD" event, we will be hosting an intimate mentoring dinner with two panelists! As of February 20th, attendees for the February 24th dinner have been selected. Please complete this form ( send your resume to only for the March 3rd dinner. Dinner provided by funding from UCLA Graduate Division, Academic Services and UCLA Business of Science Center.

Monday, February 24th - Getting Down to Business 

Tiara Kawahara Shiell, Senior Consultant, LEK Consulting
Jennifer Neff, CEO, Allvivo
Lola Rahib, Scientific Project Manager, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
April Reese, Medical Science Liaison, Forest Laboratories

Monday, March 3rd - Outreach in Science

Vahri Beaumont, Director of Neurobiology, Cure Huntington’s Disease Initiative
Miyoung Chun, Executive Vice President of Scientific Programs, Kavli Foundation
Melissa Coleman, Associate Professor of Biology, Keck Science Center
Katrin Ericson, Medical Communications Manager, Amgen

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Have questions about Beyond Your PhD? Contact UCLA Business of Science Center


UCLA Neuroscience Research Building (NRB)
635 Charles E. Young Drive, South
Los Angeles, CA 90095


UCLA Business of Science Center

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Roy Doumani

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