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Finding and Giving Career Support: Fiona Brinkman on mentorship for women in STEM

November 19, 2014

You have a supervisor, but do you have a mentor—someone who supports your professional and academic development?

In a recent talk, Jennifer GardyNature of Things Host and British Columbia Centre for Disease Control Scientist described Fiona Brinkman as one of her most instrumental career mentors.  

In this session, Fiona Brinkman will share skills, strategies, and stories on the role and practice of mentorship.

Fiona Brinkman is a Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University and was listed as one of Canada’s top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network. She was also recent acknowledged as one of the“World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014” and a “Highly Cited Researcher” by Thompson Reuters.

She is Co-Lead of the IRIDA (Integrated Rapid Infectious Disease Analysis) Project and a Co-Director of the SFU/UBC/BCCA Bioinformatics Graduate Training Program. She is also a member of the Genome Canada Board of Directors.

This event is organized through a partnership of the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology, the SFUPostdoctoral Fellows' Association and the Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows' APEX Professional Development Program. Coffee and cookies provided.

November 27 from  12 pm - 1:30
Location: 2020, Library, Burnaby
See this link to register 
Please bring your lunch. 

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