At BioKansas, Alex develops resources and programs for both bioscience industry professionals and early career scientists. These programs focus on strengthening versatile skill sets while building connectivity across the life science ecosystem. Alex’s current programs for early career scientists focus on helping students better understand how the bioscience private sector functions and prepares them for diverse opportunities within it. While a PhD student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at The University of Kansas, Alex spearheaded the development of the Scientists Exploring non-Academic Careers (SEARCH) Symposium. She also created a professional development program aimed at closing the gender leadership gap named, Jayhawks Breaking Barriers. Alex is a passionate advocate for workforce issues and advocates for policies that strengthen the innovation and life science ecosystem.
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Thursday, June 11
This multi-topic session will provide participants with an overview of diverse careers in the…
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