Women in bioscience conf.

Judith Finlay jfinlay at nyx10.cs.du.edu
Tue Mar 14 00:56:20 EST 1995


WOMEN IN BIOSCIENCE EVISIONING THE FUTURE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Tina Kuus-Reichel
(619) 535-8613


SAN DIEGO CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON CONTRIBUTIONS OF WOMEN TO BIOTECHNOLOGY

SAN DIEGO, 6 May 1995 Women in Bioscience; Envisioning the Future will take 
place on Saturday, May 6, on the campus of the University of California, San 
Diego.  This all-day event will spotlight the accomplishments San Diego women 
are making to the region's growing biotechnology enterprise.  The conference is
sponsored by the Association for women in Science (AWIS) and CONNECT, the UCSD
program in technology and entrepreneurship. The purpose of the conference is 
to provide women with information about opportunities in biotechnology and
encouragement in pursuing their careers.  This focus is not about barriers to 
women in defining and achieving career goals.
         Dozens of top scientists who have achieved success in the biosciences 
will talk about their experiences and offer practical advice for identifying 
career paths and pursuing opportunities.  The focus will be on opportunities, 
career paths, and career transitions for women interested in biotechnology 
careers.
         While the conference is organized by and for women to reflect their 
unique experiences in bioscience, the information presented will be of value to
anyone interested in a career in biotechnology.
         Conference registration is $60 for general admission; $45 for AWIS and
CONNECT members; and $20 for students.
         AWIS was founded in 1971 by a group of 40 pioneering women scientists 
and today numbers nearly 5,000 members representing 53 chapters across the 
country.  AWIS is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the 
educational and employment opportunities for women in all fields of science.
     To register or for additional information:

Call: 	Teresa Young (619) 687-5580 or 
Write:	AWIS
	POB 178096
	SAN DIEGO,CA 92177 
	attn. Csilla Fenczik. 
Email: 	csilla at scripps.edu



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