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Event

Title:

  Get that Perfect Job: December 2007 AWIS Chapter Meeting (Association of Women In Science, Palo Alto Chapter)
Date:   Thursday, December 13, 2007
Time:   7:00 - 9:00 PM
Location:  

PARC
3333 Coyote Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Sponsor:   Association of Women in Science (AWIS) - Palo Alto Chapter

Event details:  

Speakers:
Toby Beth Freedman, Author, Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development and President, Synapsis Search

Betsy Alberty, Founder of LipidX Technologies Inc. and Owner, BioEquities Recruiting

Overview:
Join PA AWIS for an illuminating discussion about careers and job search strategies in the life sciences industry. Toby Beth Freedman, PhD, will highlight some of the findings from her new book, Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development. Betsy Alberty, a recruiter in the Bay Area will discuss how to get the “scoop” on a prospective employer. Together, they will bring their collective wisdom to discuss job-finding strategies. Toby will be available to sign her new book.

Toby was trained as a scientist and has transitioned into business as a recruiter, writer, and entrepreneur. Her new book, Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development is a must read for people aspiring careers in life sciences and biotechnology. Toby founded the recruiting firm Synapsis Search, which has life sciences as it main focus. She previously worked at BioQuest, an executive retained search firm where she recruited VP- to CEO-level executives. Toby received a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and did her postdoctoral research at Harvard University.

Betsy Alberty is the owner of BioEquities Recruiting, which is focused on connecting highly experienced candidates with biotechnology and medical device industries. She is also the founder of LipidX Technologies.  Betsy has 28 years of experience in the biotech research tools and clinical diagnostics markets, holding various positions in research, applications, marketing, sales and business development at companies: Flow Laboratories, Calbiochem-Behring, and Bio-Rad, and Clontech.

Additional information and/or registration:   Registration required

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