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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.

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

Topic: Brag!

Join us for a lively session in which you will learn how to toot your own horn while avoiding an overblow!

Coffee, tea and cookies will be served, please bring your own mug.

Speaker: Rochelle Grayson

Rochelle Grayson, Co-Founder of, is a consumer and digital media executive with 20 years of business, technology, and education experience. She has led and launched several innovative digital media initiatives, working with a combination of both small and large companies, as well as highly analytical and creative individuals. Rochelle is equally comfortable discussing digital media business models, social media trends, online community building, and internet and mobile technologies.

For the past 5 years, Rochelle has been teaching the Social Media Strategy & Marketing and Social Media Monetization courses at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is also the Industry Chair and Program Advisor for UBC’s Digital Media Strategy Certificate Program and Social Media Award of Achievement Program.

Since 2008, Rochelle has been nominated as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network, been named “The New Executive Cool Hunter” by Canadian Business Magazine, been included as one of Vancouver’s Top Forty Under 40 by Business in Vancouver, and listed as one of Vancouver’s Top 10 Technology Women.

Rochelle holds an MBA in Finance and Business Policy from the University of Chicago, and Master Certifications in Product Development Management and Business Facilitation.


If you would like to join us for our BrownBag Meeting in February, please register via email under [email protected]. For upcoming meetings in this series please check the SCWIST events calendar.

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