2015 New Jersey Inspiring Women in STEM Conference

BioNJ's inaugural Inspiring Women in STEM Conference was an action-packed, full-day schedule of forward-thinking, professional development sessions that engaged and inspired participants at all stages of their careers. From practical advice on effective ways to navigate your career to the opportunity to learn from the experiences of successful women who have traveled remarkable journeys, attendees came away with valuable and actionable ideas and guidance.

The Conference’s signature session featured A Conversation With STEM Leaders sharing personal examples of inspiration, determination and grace. Our impressive panel included Donna Tempel, Ph.D., President and CEO, Drais Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, BioNJ, Avis Yates Rivers, President and CEO, Technology Concepts Group International, and Hilary Malone, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs for Sanofi US.

Sessions included:

  • Strategic Networking: Make It Work for You
  • Productive Conflict™ Resolution: Why It is Critical to Your Success & How to Use It
  • Emotional Intelligence: Tough-Minded Leadership with Tender-Hearted Skills
  • Work and Life in an Innovative Economy

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2015 Delaware Inspiring Women in STEM Conference

The Delaware BioScience Association, the Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance and the Technology Forum of Delaware present the Inspiring Women in STEM Conferences and Forums to encourage and support women involved in all aspects of science and technology in their professional lives, including industrial and government scientists and engineers, academic researchers, STEM educators, college students, and entrepreneurs.

Delaware's 3rd annual Inspiring Women in STEM Conference featured skill-building sessions focused on communications, understanding generational differences, developing powerful workplace teams, and realizing your full potential. There was also ample time for high quality networking. An Exhibitor Showcase highlighted local organizations where women explored opportunities to inspire girls to enter STEM fields.
Since 2013, Inspiring Women in STEM Conferences and Forums have hosted more than 800 attendees from over 90 of the region’s pharmaceutical, chemistry, medical device, biotechnology and IT companies, as well as universities, medical and research institutions.