APPENDIX A

FROM SCIENCE TO BUSINESS: PREPARING FEMALE SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS FOR SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS INTO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Workshop Agenda

August 31 – September 1, 2009
The National Academies
The Beckman Center
100 Academy
Irvine, CA 92617

August 31: Framing Issues and Strategies -- Where We Stand

9:00 am

Welcome and Introductions

Lilian Wu, Chair, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, and Program Executive, Global University Programs, IBM

9:05 am

Study: Entrepreneurial Careers of Women

Chair: Susan Wessler, University of Georgia Foundation Chair, Biological Sciences, University of Georgia

Speaker: E. J. Reedy, Manager, Research and Policy, Kauffman Foundation

9:45 am

Panel I: From Bench to Business: Career Paths for Ph.D.s

Chair: Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Chief Scientific Officer, Cytonome/ST, LLC

Panelists: Laurel Smith-Doerr, Associate Professor of Sociology, Boston University; and Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Chief Scientific Officer, Cytonome/ST, LLC

10:45 am

Break



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APPENDIX A FROM SCIENCE TO BUSINESS: PREPARING FEMALE SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS FOR SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS INTO ENTREPRENEURSHIP Workshop Agenda August 31 – September 1, 2009 The National Academies The Beckman Center 100 Academy Irvine, CA 92617 August 31: Framing Issues and Strategies -- Where We Stand 9:00 am Welcome and Introductions Lilian Wu, Chair, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, and Program Executive, Global University Programs, IBM 9:05 am Study: Entrepreneurial Careers of Women Chair: Susan Wessler, University of Georgia Foundation Chair, Biological Sciences, University of Georgia Speaker: E. J. Reedy, Manager, Research and Policy, Kauffman Foundation 9:45 am Panel I: From Bench to Business: Career Paths for Ph.D.s Chair: Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Chief Scientific Officer, Cytonome/ST, LLC Panelists: Laurel Smith-Doerr, Associate Professor of Sociology, Boston University; and Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Chief Scientific Officer, Cytonome/ST, LLC 10:45 am Break 35

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36 FROM SCIENCE TO BUSINESS 11:00 am Keynote Chair: Vivian Pinn, Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health Speaker: Susan Windham-Bannister, President and CEO, Massachusetts Life Science Center 12:00 pm Lunch 1:30 pm Panel II: Aspects of Leadership in Biotechnology Careers Co-Chairs: Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Chief Scientific Officer, Cytonome/ST, LLC and Sheldon M. Schuster, President, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences Panelists: Judy Heyboer, Human Resources Consultant, Former Senior Vice President, Genentech, Inc and Barbara Wallner, President and CEO, Chymic Therapeutics, Inc. 2:45 pm Break 3:00 pm Panel III: Education to Prepare for Entrepreneurial Careers Chair: Sheldon M. Schuster, President, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences Panelists: Michael Teitelbaum, Program Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; Gail Naughton, Dean, College of Business, San Diego State University and Founder, Advance Tissue Science, Inc.; and, Jessica Townsend, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Olin College 4:30 pm General Discussion and Wrap-Up Allan Fisher, Vice President, Product Strategy & Development, Laureate Higher Education Group 5:30 pm Adjournment

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APPENDIX A: WORKSHOP AGENDA 37 September 1: Moving Forward 9:00 am Welcome and Summary of Day 1 Florence Bonner, Senior Vice President for Research and Compliance, Howard University 9:15 am Studies on Entrepreneurship Chair: Pardis Sabeti, Assistant Professor, Systems Biology, Harvard University Speakers: Caroline Simard, Director of Research and Executive Programs, Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, and Manwai (Candy) Ku, Researcher, Stanford University 10:00 am Panel IV: Alternative Forms of Entrepreneurships in Sustainable Technologies: Intrapreneurship in Corporations and Government, Social Entrepreneurship, and Traditional Entrepreneurship Co-Chairs: Alice Agogino, Roscoe and Elizabeth Hughes Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, and Allan Fisher, Vice President, Product Strategy & Development, Laureate Higher Education Group Panelists: Sharon Nunes, Vice President, IBM Innovations; Maxine L. Savitz, General Manager for Technology Partnerships, Honeywell Inc. (retired); Judith Giordan, Senior Advisor, National Collegiate Innovators and Inventors Alliance; and, Lucinda Sanders, CEO and Co-founder, National Center for Women & Information Technology 11:30 am Summary of the Conference: Findings and Themes Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Chief Scientific Officer, Cytonome/ST, LLC 12:00 pm Closing Luncheon 1:00 pm Adjournment

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