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The BrownBag Series is a monthly event organized by the Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) whose purpose is to provide a place for learning and discussion of topics to help women in STEM fields advance their careers.

Topic: Ambition & Assertiveness 

Date: March 27, 2013
Time:  12:00-1:30 PM
Place: UBC Point Grey Campus, Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre (Room 224)

Join us for a panel discussion in which successful women from academia and industry talk about their own ambitions and the need for assertiveness to pursue them. Coffee, tea and cookies will be served, please bring your own mug.


Dr. Sandra Eix
Physicist and Science Learning Lead at Science World, Vancouver


Dr. Georgia Perona-Wright
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UBC

Hilary Clarke
Senior Project Geologist, Serengeti Resources Inc.

Dr. Niamh Kelly
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, UBC

Dr. Samudra Dissanayake
Head, Strategic Initiatives & Business Development, BC Preclinical Research Consortium

Dr. Tillie-Louise Hackett
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, UBC

If you would like to join us for our BrownBag Meeting in March, please register via email under

This will be our last BrownBag meeting for 2012-13, but check back on the SCWIST events calendar later in the year for upcoming meetings in the next season!

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