WIB-Southern California: Young Women In Bio - The Future of Life Sciences and Technology
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WIB-Southern California: Young Women In Bio -  The Future of Life Sciences and Technology

When: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
8:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Thermo Fisher Scientific
5823 Newton Dr
Carlsbad, CA  92008
United States
Contact: WIB-Southern California

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Prominent professional women from life sciences, technology, engineering, and research share their vision for the convergence of life sciences and technology and how their companies and organizations are playing a role in these rapidly-evolving fields.


  • This is a drop-off event, but teacher/advisors/guardians welcome to stay.
  • Closed-toed shoes are required.
  • Food will be provided.
  • Please review the YWIB permission form located here.
  • If this event is full, please email southerncaliforniaywib@womeninbio.org to be placed on a waitlist.


YWIB Age Group

Middle and High School students



8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Beverages and Snacks
9:00 a.m. - 915 a.m. YWIB Introductions
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Future of Life Science and Tech: Keynote Speaker
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Panel Discussion
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Tour of the Manufacturing Plant and Small Group Discussions
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Beverages and Lunch Included
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hands-on STEM Design Challenge, sponsored by a Community Action Council Grant to the Women Employee Resource Group and Working Parents Groups at ThermoFisher Scientific


Speaker Biographies

  • Rhonda Newman, Director, Global R&D Operations, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Cindy Salas Murphy, CEO, With Health
  • Neta Glaser, Development Engineer, NuVasive
  • Namritha Ravinder, Senior Manager R&D, Cell Biology, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Tricia Kennedy, Director of Communications, Precision Medicine, Thermo Fisher Scientific


Pricing Information
  • Members: Free
  • Non-Members/Free Unlimited Guest Members*Free

*Click here if interested in purchasing a WIB membership.


Walk-Ins Accepted?

No - Be sure to register early!


Registration Deadline

January 30, 2020


Maximum Capacity




Parking will be in the visitor parking in the front of the reception area.