Monthly Archives: May 2013

MAY Chapter Meeting

May  Chapter  Meeting  at Novartis

Working Effectively with Researchers, Scientists, Engineers and Academics

Susan Christy, Phd

Working with researchers, scientists, engineers and academics takes special insights, approaches, creativity…and patience. For two decades, Susan Christy has specialized in working with this sector. She has researched work styles, mindsets, priorities and stressors – helping clients and their colleagues work together skillfully. She is currently presenting her findings and best practices to universities, laboratories and higher education conferences across the country. Her book is Working Effectively with Faculty: A Guidebook for Higher Education Staff and Managers.

Susan holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from The California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and was a tenured Professor of Psychology at Asnuntuck College in Connecticut before starting her own business consulting for corporations and higher education. She has served as a Board Member of the Institute of Management Consultants;  Trustee of The California Institute of Integral Studies;  the Marin Chapter of the Association of University Women; Vice President of HighGain, Inc. – a San Francisco training firm; and as TV talk-show host.   Major clients include Stanford University and School of Medicine, UCSF, University of Michigan, UC Davis, University of Washington, Oregon Health and Science University, Notre Dame, and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6:30-8:30 pm

Light supper and networking 6:30pm – 7:00pm

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Registering with Eventbrite will say free – however fee will be collected at the door

Fee: $5 members and students, $10 non-members

Location: Novartis, 5400 Hollis St, Building X-310 Emeryville, CA

Parking is in front of the Building

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Non-Scientists and Men Welcome