Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 6pm - 12pmSunday, April 15th
Location: Yale School of Management, 165 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511
YSEA is proud to be a co-sponsor of 1stGenYale's inaugural alumni conference! YSEA is particularly excited to be participating in the conference panel that will discuss "Challenges & Opportunities in STEM Careers" as experienced by alums who are the first in their families to graduate from college, graduate school, or professional school, and for alums from underserved backgrounds. Among the panelists will be:
Joseph Cerro '89 (Past President of YSEA; CIO and Management Consultant)
Karin Kricorian '94 (Director of Management Science and Integration, Walt Disney)
Maria Lopez-Bresnahan '78 (VP of Clinical Research, Alkermes)
Mark Richards '81 MM (CEO, eRichards Consulting)
Esther Zirbel '93 PhD (panel moderator; Director, Center for Transformation, Plymouth State University)
The conference will feature other exciting panels and breakout sessions, as well as keynote addresses from:
Marta Elisa Moret '84 MPH, President of Urban Policy Strategies, LLC
Peggy Kuo '85, Magistate Judge in the Eastern District of New York
David A. Thomas '78, '84 MA, '86 PhD, President, Morehouse College
1stGenYale is an emerging SIG whose mission is to celebrate and support the experiences of alumni who were the first in their families and/or from underserved backgrounds to graduate from college or graduate school. By sharing our stories, we want to support fellow alumni and help current students take advantage of Yale's resources for a successful future.
Join us at our inaugural conference to share your story of being a trailblazer! Program highlights include leading alumni keynotes, faculty discussions, alumni career panels, networking with current students, seeing old friends and making new ones, and much more!
Location: Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street, New Haven
Please join the YSEA for a gala evening of fun and fellowship as we recognize eminent faculty, alumni, and students for their achievements and their contributions to the Yale science and engineering community!
Cocktail Reception at the Quinnipiack Club begins at 6:00 PM. Seating begins at 6:45 PM. Dinner will be served promptly at 7:00 PM.
Awards and recognitions will be presented to (not a complete list):
YSEA Award for Distinguished Service to Industry, Commerce or Education Dena Bravata '89, M.D., M.S., Former Chief Medical officer, Castlight Health
Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Lyra Health
YSEA Award for Meritorious Service to Yale University Scott Strobel, PhD, Henry Ford II Professor of Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics
Deputy Provost for Teaching & Learning; Vice President for West Campus Planning & Program Development
YSEA Award for Advancement of Basic and Applied Science Eric R. Fossum, Ph.D. '84, Professor of Engineering, Dartmouth College
Director, PhD Innovation Program
Associate Provost, Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer
Members of the Yale College Class of 2018 and the Yale College Class of 2019 for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Junior Class & Senior Class
Retiring members of the Science and Engineering faculty at Yale
Please make reservations by Wednesday April 11, subject to room capacity.
Note: We encourage you to register online. While YSEA uses PayPal as our credit card processor, you do not need a PayPal account to purchase your ticket(s) online. To purchase your ticket(s) online without a PayPal account, simply click the "Don't Have a PayPal Account?" link on the PayPal page, and PayPal will let you fill in your credit card info without requiring a PayPal account.
This event connects companies Yale students to promote jobs and internship opportunities. Yale College undergraduate students, as well as graduate students and Post Doctoral scholars from the Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and Professional Schools, are invited to attend. Yale alums are also invited to attend.
This event is sponsored by the Yale Science and Engineering Association; Bulldogs Racing (Society of Automotive Engineering); Career Network for Student Scientists and Postdocs at Yale; Yale Graduate Biomedical Careers Committee; Yale Scientific Magazine; Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association; Yale Graduate Society of Women Engineers; Yale Undergraduate Society of Women Engineers; and the Yale Office of Career Strategy.
If your company is interested in participating, please contact Janelle Lewis, Assistant Director at the Yale Office of Career Strategy, at email@example.com.
NOTE - Startups which have been in business 5 years or less AND have fewer than 10 full-time employees are eligible for Reduced Start-up Registration fee.