GradFUTURES Forum 2021: Blazing a Path with a PhD: A Fireside Chat with Dr. Anita Sands and Lucy Partman (GS, ART) Event Logo

GradFUTURES Forum 2021: Blazing a Path with a PhD: A Fireside Chat with Dr. Anita Sands and Lucy Partman (GS, ART)

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Meeting Careers & Professional Development Alumni Engagement Innovation/Entrepreneurship Leadership & Collaboration #GradFUTURESforum

Thu, Apr 29, 2021

2:15 PM – 3 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Graduate student Lucy Partman (ART) will interview Dr. Anita Sands, James Wei Professor in Entrepreneurship. Dr. Sands, who has a PhD in atomic and molecular physics from Queen’s University Belfast, helps leaders and organizations navigate a future defined by uncertainty, disruption, and change. She serves on the board of directors of five companies (in technology, real estate, and banking) and previously held C-suite roles in financial services, where she specialized in enterprise transformation. She is also a partner at Propel Performance Group, a Forbes.com contributor (where she writes about leadership and strategy) and an international speaker. She teaches workshops on effective communication and a class on understanding gender in the startup(link is external) world at the Keller Center.

This event is part of the GradFUTURES FORUM-- a week-long conference dedicated to graduate student professional development and "Broadening the Impact of the Ph.D, within and Beyond the Academy."