Upcoming Events


Tickets are now available for our third annual Across the STEMverse conference: RSVP here!

Across the STEMverse Speaker Bios 2020

Across the STEMverse is an industry career conference that strives to give scientists in the LA-wide area the opportunity to learn about non-academic career paths and to network and seek advice from experienced professionals from more than 40 different companies. It also aims to connect individuals from different fields, schools, and backgrounds to foster collaboration.


Breakfast and check-In | 8 :30 AM

Keynote speaker | 9:30 AM

Panel Discussion | 11 AM

The panel will consist of professionals from different fields and backgrounds. The audience will have the opportunity to ask the panel members career-related questions and The panel will share their knowledge and experiences. The discussions will not be field-specific, but rather focus more on career development, general advice on how to be competitive applicants, and women’s issues.

Lunch | 12:30 PM

Roundtable Discussion | 1:30 PM

Attendees will be provided with a list of discussion topics and their table location. Each table will hold discussions led by professionals with expertise in that area and attendees can choose to sit at any table with space. After a 30-minute discussion, attendees will be free to move to a different table.

Networking | 3 – 4 PM

Attendees will be able to mingle and network with our speakers and other attendees. Appetizers and drinks will be provided.

Recruiter Tables | All Day

Across the STEMverse will feature recruiters from the biopharmaceutical company, Amgen, and Geosyntec, a consulting and engineering firm .

This event is free for dues paying GWIS members. If you would like to join our chapter, click here. Once we receive notification of your membership, we will provide a discount code.

We are experiencing ongoing issues with our official email address as of 2/5/20. Please contact Rita at algorri@usc.edu with any questions or concerns. 

GWIS LA holds board meetings every other week to discuss the future direction of the group and plan events. If you are interested in joining our board or would like to attend one of our meetings, please email us at losangeles@gwis.org.

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