The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Division of Student Services


The ninety and nine are with dreams, content,
but the hope of the world made new,
is the hundredth man grimly bent
on making those dreams come true.
—Edgar Allan Poe

10—11:15 a.m. Psy 102/103 Women in STEM
Today there are more women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) academic programs and industry positions than ever before.  Come hear career perspectives from women currently working in STEM, including a NASA engineer, accelerator operator, patented program manager for a large biotechnology firm, and a professor in biochemistry.
Chantal Sudbrack '97, moderator; Janet Gunzner-Toste '93, Cindy Joe '08, Rachel Klevit '78

11:30 a.m.—12:45 p.m. Psy 102/103 Building Business from the Idea Up 
Seth Paskin '90, moderator; Lucas Carlson '07, Bram Wessel '90, Michael Tippie '80, Mara Zepeda '02

12:45—2 p.m. Lunch

2—3:15 p.m. Psy 102/103 Clean Tech and Renewables
Panelists with backgrounds in finance, science, and law discuss their roles in an industry that is fundamentally reforming the way we use energy and natural resources. 
Peter Mostow '87, moderator; Kassi Dallavis '08, Joyce Ferris '80, Chris Hagerbaumer '87, Puon Penn '92 

3:30—4:45 p.m. Psy 102/103 Science: Speak, Write, Present 
There's no hiding behind the bench for a scientist...a robust discussion about the elements important for success for scientists in addition to the science. 
Douglas Kerns (Reed parent), moderator; Dennis Henner (Reed parent), Ali Nouri '97, Kevan Shokat '86

To view mentor profiles, visit the Mentor Profiles page under the MeetUp link.