• STEM Panel at 1stGenYale Alumni Conference!

    Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 6pm - 12pm Sunday, April 15th
    Location: Yale School of Management, 165 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511

    1stGenYale Conference

    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!

    For the full agenda and to register for the conference, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blazing-the-trail-being-the-first-tickets-41370122149

  • YSEA Annual Meeting and Dinner

    Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 6pm - 9:30pm
    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
    Director, Sommetrics

    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

    Additional Information

    • 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.

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