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QB3-Berkeley Professional in Residence with Tracy Teal, PhD, Executive Director of Dryad
March 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Who are the QB3-Berkeley Professionals in Residence?
In 2020-2021, accomplished scientists will connect with trainees through a virtual Professionals in Residence (PIR) program, to increase doctoral students/postdocs exposure to a range of career paths that utilize advanced scientific training. Each of these PIR mentors will engage in a “residency” with QB3-Berkeley, providing their expertise on career exploration and job searching to bioscience trainees.
Join us to learn about careers in science and data-focused nonprofits and nonprofit leadership with Tracy Teal, PhD, Executive Director of Dryad.
- Presentation/moderated discussion on nonprofit careers and entrepreneurial leadership taking place on Wednesday, March 10 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
- 25-minute career advising meetings on Thursday, March 11 (individuals may sign up for small group advising meetings and will be assigned a time slot).
Dr. Tracy Teal is the Executive Director of Dryad, a nonprofit organization providing the infrastructure for and promoting, a world where research data is openly available and routinely re-used to create knowledge. Before Dryad, she was a co-founder of Data Carpentry and spent 5 years as the Executive Director of Data Carpentry and The Carpentries, creating inclusive training and community to empower researchers to work with data and code. She was an Assistant Professor in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Michigan State University and holds a PhD in Computation and Neural Systems from California Institute of Technology. Her work centers on democratizing data, bringing people to data and data to people, with the perspective that we can go further together.